Finland, Very Cool: “A Huge Success” in Frankfurt

Finland was a hugely successful Guest of Honor country at the Frankfurt Book Fair, prompting more than 7,500 news articles and numerous rights deals. The post Finland, Very Cool: “A Huge Success” in Frankfurt appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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My Frankfurt Book Fair: Mary Darby

Noughties rap videos and currywurst are among the Darley Anderson rights supremo’s Frankfurt highlights to date, while she is rarely to be found without a sweet book fair staple... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Harari prompts wave of success for translations

The breakout success of Israeli author Yuval Noah Harari’s Sapiens, as well as its two follow-up titles, was the vanguard for a surge in sales of translated work, with much of the top 20 taken up by agenda-setting foreign non-fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Rights Buzz as 2019 Frankfurter Buchmesse Opens

Literary agents at the 2019 Frankfur Book Fair tell us which books they have on offer and about rights deals for their hot new titles. The post Rights Buzz as 2019 Frankfurter Buchmesse Opens appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2019: What's the Story with Storytel?

The Swedish Company is leading a booming digital audiobook subscription market in Europe. But is the digital subscription business sustainable for publishers? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2019: Nicholas Lemann Takes Stock of the American Dream

Ahead of the Frankfurt Book Fair, PW caught up with Nicholas Lemann, author of the brilliant new book, 'Transaction Man: The Rise of the Deal and the Decline of the American Dream.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Frankfurt fiend Folland on crossing the aisle

Rebecca Folland left Janklow & Nesbit after more than a decade to return to rights-trading in-house for a publisher, leading a team of eight under the watch of Jamie Hodder- Williams at Hachette’s HHJQ division. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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My Frankfurt Book Fair... with Laura Ricchetti

Pan Macmillan’s international sales star—and the Shooting Star among this year’s The Bookseller Rising Stars tranche—on her love for the Messe, learning from Ms Martini, and not drinking too many martinis... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2019: Nobel Winner Olga Tokarczuk Speaks of Unity

On the heels of her Nobel win, and an important election in her native Poland, Tokarczuk spoke at the 2019 Frankfurt Book Fair opening press conference. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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At Frankfurter Buchmesse: Key IPA Events Are Open to Trade Visitors

The International Publishers Association this year opens several targeted informational programs to Frankfurt's trade visitors this week. The post At Frankfurter Buchmesse: Key IPA Events Are Open to Trade Visitors appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Frankfurt Notes: Ukrainian and Indian Book Market Presentations

Insights into stresses on the Ukrainian cultural industies are on stage, as are aspects of the book buisiness in India this week at Frankfurter Buchmesse. The post Frankfurt Notes: Ukrainian and Indian Book Market Presentations appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Dav Pilkey credits his ADHD for his massive success. Now he wants kids to find their own ‘superpower’

The “Captain Underpants” author has launched a “Do Good” book tour for his latest “Dog Man” release. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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What HBO’s ‘Succession’ can teach us about advertising

As an abashed former News Corp employee (thankfully at HarperCollins, one of the Murdoch portfolio’s least-offensive holdings), HBO’s "Succession" is my straight shot of Sunday-night dopamine. The show’s great even if you aren’t attuned to the devastating, thinly veiled media and publishing... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Advertising lessons learned and reaffirmed by HBO’s ‘Succession’

As an abashed former News Corp employee (thankfully at HarperCollins, one of the Murdoch portfolio’s least-offensive holdings), HBO’s "Succession" is my straight shot of Sunday-night dopamine. The show’s great even if you aren’t attuned to the devastating, thinly veiled media and publishing... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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An Unsolicited Manuscript Becomes a Hot Pre-Frankfurt Property

The debut novel ‘A Kindness,’ which literary agent Helen Heller received a little over a week ago after responding to an unsolicited pitch letter, is gaining pre-Frankfurt Book Fair buzz after being preempted in the U.S. by Pamela Dorman for high six figures. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Frankfurt Notes: Spain’s New Translation Funds; Germany’s Book Prize Broadcasts

Frankfurt 2021 Guest of Honor Spain roklls out €230,000 (US$252,383) in translation funding this week, and the German Book Prize announces live streaming. The post Frankfurt Notes: Spain’s New Translation Funds; Germany’s Book Prize Broadcasts appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Frankfurt’s 2019 Opening News Conference Features WIPO Chief Francis Gurry

In his keynote address at Frankfurter Buchmesse, WIPO director general Francis Gurry will contextualize IP issues for the world book publishing industry. The post Frankfurt’s 2019 Opening News Conference Features WIPO Chief Francis Gurry appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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7 Cool Things Libraries Are Doing, Beyond the Books

Libraries are awesome, don't you agree? Looking up library services, beyond the books, here are seven cool library initiatives I found and love.  Continue reading at Book Riot

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Pullman's The Secret Commonwealth tops chart of Super Thursday successes

Philip Pullman’s The Secret Commonwealth (Penguin/David Fickling) has knocked Margaret Atwood’s The Testaments (Chatto & Windus) from the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, selling 54,301 copies in its first three days on sale.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Yoon's Adult Debut, 'Version Zero,' Creates Pre-Frankfurt Scramble

Bestselling YA author David Yoon's adult debut, a speculative thriller called 'Version Zero,' is generating major buzz in the run-up to next week's Frankfurt Book Fair. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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CCC’s Michael Healy on Frankfurt 2019: ‘A Sense of Possibility’

In a series of specially targeted sessions on Frankfurt’s Academic & Business Information Stage, Copyright Clearance Center will look at the EU’s new copyright directive, at transformative agreements in open access, and at the state of ‘big data’ today. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief |... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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