Cairo Book Fair cancelled amid demonstrations in Egypt

Written By: Bookseller Staff The 43rd Cairo Book Fair, due to have been held this week, has been cancelled. The Guardian reports that "many foreign exhibitors" have been left stranded after failing to secure flights home, while others have had to abandon stands and books after the fair was halted during setting up. The fair is the biggest in the region and last year attracted 1.8 million visitors. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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London book fair cancelled over coronavirus fears, amid growing anger

Around 25,000 publishers, authors and agents were due to attend the fair next week, where deals for biggest books are struckOne of the world’s biggest international literary events, the London book fair, has been cancelled over coronavirus fears, amid growing anger that the delay in calling it... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Bologna Children’s Book Fair Cancels Its Physical 2021 Fair

The Bologna International Children's Book Fair announces a digital-only edition for 2021, cancelling its physical fair over the COVID-19 pandemic. The post Bologna Children’s Book Fair Cancels Its Physical 2021 Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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International Book Fairs: Leipzig’s Cancellation Spotlights the Calendar

This month's cancellation of Leipziger Buchmesse points to the shifting outlook for major publishing events, professional and public-facing. The post International Book Fairs: Leipzig’s Cancellation Spotlights the Calendar appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Leipzig Book Fair cancelled for a second year

Leipzig Book Fair, the main spring event for the German book industry, has been cancelled for the second year running owing to the pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Coronavirus Impact: Amid Losses, Poland Stages Its First Digital Book Fair

Trends reported by Polish publishers show downturns in sales of as much as 70 percent during the spring, and the cancellation of the Warsaw Book Fair has seen the market stage a digital effort, BookTarg. The post Coronavirus Impact: Amid Losses, Poland Stages Its First Digital Book Fair appeared... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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L.A. Art Book Fair at MOCA canceled over coronavirus fears

Printed Matter's annual L.A. Art Book Fair, which was scheduled for April and typically draws more than 30,000 people, will not be staged this year. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Hachette and Bonnier pull out of Bologna Book Fair amid coronavirus concerns

Hachette and Bonnier Books UK are the latest publishers to announce they will no longer be sending staff to the Bologna Book Fair as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Publishers take stock following the cancellation of the London Book Fair

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London Book Fair Canceled Over Coronavirus Fears

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Coronavirus: London Book Fair Is Canceled

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London Book Fair cancelled as major publishers pull out over coronavirus fears

London Book Fair has been cancelled in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, hours after major publishers said they would not attend. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Coronavirus: Leipzig Book Fair Is Canceled; London Still On, Pan Mac Now Out with Hachette Livre

Developing story: Leipzig Book Fair shutters its planned March 12 to 15 show; London Book Fair still hanging fire amid more cancellations. The post Coronavirus: Leipzig Book Fair Is Canceled; London Still On, Pan Mac Now Out with Hachette Livre appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Leipzig Book Fair cancelled

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S&S Cancels and COVID-19 Concerns Mount for London Book Fair

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Cairo international book fair turns away jailed publisher's company

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Shanghai Children’s Book Fair Reports Gains, Amid UK Concerns About Import Issues

Citing record attendance for its professional program, the Shanghai Children's Book Fair offers an upbeat report amid some concerns voiced by UK publishers. The post Shanghai Children’s Book Fair Reports Gains, Amid UK Concerns About Import Issues appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Amid Concerns at Kuala Lumpur Book Fair, Publishers Say Paper Costs Under Control

In Free Malaysia Today: Publishing players say that expected increases in paper costs are less a worry than growing numbers of local authors. The post Amid Concerns at Kuala Lumpur Book Fair, Publishers Say Paper Costs Under Control appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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With no single title emerging as the big book of the fair, and gossip still focused on recent reports about the $65 million advance the Obamas landed from Penguin Random House, a number of novels have been the subject of chatter. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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