Download: Wednesday’s Frankfurt Book Fair 2016 Show Daily

With David Hockney, H.M. King Willem-Alexander of The Netherlands, and others, the 2016 Frankfurt Book Fair opened to showcase the global publishing scene. By Hannah Johnson This year, the Frankfurt Book Fair will feature people and discussions that show just how political and interconnected the global publishing industry is. The opening ceremony featured UK artist David Hockney spoke at the ... The post Download: Wednesday’s Frankfurt Book Fair 2016 Show Daily appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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London Book Fair 2016: Translators Champion Books in Underrepresented Languages

In a panel called "Translating from the Margins,” literary translators shed light on the advantages of bringing books written in underrepresented languages into English. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair 2016: Rebuck, Pullman Celebrate the Staying Power of Books

In their keynotes, Penguin Random House U.K. publisher and bestselling author Philip Pullman stressed that while technology is changing, publishing's mission, storytelling, is not. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Taipei Book Fair 2016: Adult Coloring Books a Local Craze

This year's Taipei fair highlighted shifting interest for local readers who are now more interested in history, democracy, capitalism...and adult coloring books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2015: Books on the Middle East Crisis Drawing Lots of Interest

The ongoing turmoil in the Middle East along with the refugee crisis there and in Europe has been the source of a clutch of manuscripts on offer at this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2015: No Big Book Yet, But Plenty of Big Sales

One thing the absence of a big book has meant is that a handful of titles—drawing strong advances from editors in the U.S. and abroad—are being clumped into an ever-growing list of buzzed-about books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2015: Skoobe: Subscription E-books Are Succeeding in Germany

E-book subscription services have been the subject of intense interest in North American publishing, especially with the failure of Oyster last month and the growing pains of rival service Scribd over the summer. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2015: What Libraries Need to Consider When Looking at E-book Lending Solutions

E-book lending in libraries has its challenges, but as the explosion of new players, platforms, and service providers in the field suggests, it is on the upswing. How do you choose which ebook lending service is best for your library? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair Announces Incheon EduContent Fair 2015

The city of Incheon and the Frankfurt Book Fair will organize the Incheon EduContent Fair on November 12-15, 2015, to focus on education in Asia The post Frankfurt Book Fair Announces Incheon EduContent Fair 2015 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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London Book Fair 2015: The Buzz Books of the Show

With no single title emerging as the big book of the fair, we offer a rundown of some of the novels, and big nonfiction titles, people were talking about in London. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Frankfurt Book Fair Partners with World Cookbook Fair

The Frankfurt Book Fair and the World Cookbook Fair have partnered to strengthen the international culinary and wine publishing community starting in 2015. The post Frankfurt Book Fair Partners with World Cookbook Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2014: Nielsen: E-books Growth Continues in U.S. and U.K.

E-book sales continue to grow in both the U.S. and U.K., but to varying degrees. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2013: A Busy Fair Despite Lower Attendance

The 2013 Frankfurt Book Fair was a busy one, despite another modest decline in trade visitors Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2013: Post-Amazon, Goodreads Still a Place for Book Lovers

Director of author marketing, Pat Brown, spoke about how the company remains, even after being acquired by Amazon, a place for authors and their fans. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2013: Terézia Mora Wins German Book Prize

On the eve of the Frankfurt Book Fair, Her Das Ungeheuer was honored as the year's best German-language novel. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2013: BookMachine: A Meetup for Global Book Professionals

On Wednesday, September 25, six speakers in six different cities around the world gave related presentations loosely organized around the effects of the digital transition on publishing, entrepreneurship, and the power of collaboration. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2013: An American’s Take on the French E-book Market

When I moved to Paris in 2010, I’d already begun doing the majority of my reading on my Kindle. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2013: E-books Go Global

One of the allures of ebooks for American publishers is the opportunity the format provides to sell titles to international markets, free of the costs of printing—and shipping—books overseas. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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GBO NY now is Frankfurt Book Fair New York; Grün Made Head of Frankfurt PR, Communications

Amid widening activities, German Book Office New York is renamed Frankfurt Book Fair New York, and Kathrin Grün is named the fair's chief of public relations and communications. The post GBO NY now is Frankfurt Book Fair New York; Grün Made Head of Frankfurt PR, Communications appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Frankfurt 2013: CONTEC Opens 'Good Mood' Frankfurt Book Fair

The popular Tools of Change is no more, but in its place a more intimate digital conference--CONTEC--kicked off what Frankfurt v-p of conferences and entertainment & media Holger Volland said was going to be “a good mood” Frankfurt Book Fair. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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HarperCollins and Pan Mac won't attend Frankfurt's physical book fair

HarperCollins and Pan Macmillan have said they won't attend Frankfurt Book Fair's physical event, scheduled to take place in October, while other UK publishers and agents say they are uncertain about whether to go.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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