Frankfurt Book Fair 2014: The Next Big Thing

As the publishing world gathers at the 2014 Frankfurt Book Fair, the book business sits on the brink of some major changes, with a wave of new services and devices poised to take digital publishing—and digital reading—to another level. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-10-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Big Books the U.S. Agencies Are Selling at the Fair: Frankfurt Book Fair 2014

Prepare for the 2014 Frankfurt Book Fair with our roundup of big projects that'll be making the rounds, among them books by Leslie Jamison, Richard Price, Amy Poehler, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2014: 'You Have to Try Things,' Says HarperCollins' Murray

It's been a time of expansion, and experimentation, HarperCollins CEO Brian Murray told a Frankfurt Book Fair audience, from the acquisition of Harlequin, to new strategies such as direct to consumer models, and subscription access. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2014: Betting Big on Publishing’s Future

If you had $10 million to invest in a new publishing business today, with no limitations or obligations, where would you put your money? That's the question put to an opening panel at Frankfurt Book Fair's digital conference, ConTec. 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

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London Book Fair 2014: Big Books, No Huge Book

While no single title has emerged as the hot book of this year’s London Book Fair, a number of titles were generating buzz as the trade show kicked off on Tuesday. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: With No Single Big Book, Multiple Memoirs Steal the Show

The tastemakers in the publishing industry spent big on a handful of novels, and a raft of memoirs at this year's fair. Some insiders mused that while the novels offer escapism, the memoirs give readers what they crave even more in these divisive times: a sense of connection with other people. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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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The Big Titles U.S. Agencies Will Be Selling at the 2018 Frankfurt Book Fair

Among the big titles American agents will be talking up at Frankfurt are a memoir by 'New York Times' photographer Bill Cunningham, a first novel by Jhumpa Lahiri, a middle-grade adaptation of Trevor Noah's 'Born a Crime,' and a new novel by Julie Orringer. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Big Titles U.S. Agencies Will be Selling at the 2017 Frankfurt Book Fair

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The Big Deal at the Frankfurt Book Fair: Free Speech

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The Big Titles U.S. Agencies Will be Selling at the Frankfurt Book Fair

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2015: Another Round of Big Deals

With the Frankfurt Book Fair now well underway, and still no big book in sight, there was another dizzying round of deal-making that has left fair-goers tracking an ever-growing list of books gaining buzz. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2015: Hachette's Nourry on Publishing's Big Questions

Arnaud Nourry, chairman and chief executive of Hachette Livre, answered questions on hot-button topics like self-publishing, agency pricing, and threats to copyright. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2014: Attendance Dips, But Modestly

Frankfurt officials reported that 140,291 trade visitors attended the 2014 fair, down less than 2% from last year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2014: Self-Publishing Gains Traction

On Saturday, more than 150,000 members of the public storm the gates of the Frankfurt Book Fair, many dressed in costume. The question these days is: how many of these fans have books in them? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2014: How to Outcompete Amazon? Think 'Reader'

Chris Kubica argues that the book business has so far been too content to put the future of reading in the hands of others, and offers 8 ideas to change that. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Get the latest news from the Frankfurt Book Fair, including publisher interviews, discussions with book industry thought leaders, event listings and more. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2014: UCLA Historian Peter Baldwin on the 'Copyright Wars'

PW catches up with UCLA history professor Peter Baldwin, whose new book, The Copyright Wars: Three Centuries of TransAtlantic Battle, looks at copyright's complex past, and uncertain future. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2014: Canadian Poet Goes to FSG in Major Deal

In a deal closed shortly before the fair got underway, Trident Media’s Ellen Levine sold a debut novel to Farrar, Straus & Giroux’s Jonathan Galassi for a figure rumored to be in the substantial six figure range. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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