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'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2015: In Surprise, Frankfurt Book Fair Attendance Rises

Despite a sluggish global economy and political turmoil, official attendance for the 2015 Frankfurt Book Fair rose modestly over 2014. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2015: The New, Digital Faces of the Frankfurt Book Fair

For all the talk of ebooks, and the state of the book market, the number of new digital startups at the Frankfurt Book Fair is an indicator of the industry's health. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Native Tongues: Middle East Fiction in Translation: Middle East Books 2015

In an oft-cited statistic, Chad Post, publisher of Open Letter Books at the University of Rochester and an outspoken advocate for books in translation, estimates that 3% of fiction and poetry books published in the U.S. are translations. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-04-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair expected to go ahead despite Covid-19 crisis, says Boos

Frankfurt Book Fair is still expected to go ahead in October despite the coronavirus crisis, its president Juergen Boos has said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Sharjah 2019: The Middle East's Biggest Book Fair Grows in Stature

Curiosity led to the first U.S. participation in the Sharjah International Book Fair 14 years ago—and each year, the fair grows bigger, better, and more important. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: Memoir by Jonathan Safran Foer's Mom Draws Bidders

'I Want You to Know We're Still Here,' a post-Holocaust memoir by Esther Safran Foer, has been acquired in a North American rights deal by Tim Duggan at Crown. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Download: Friday’s Frankfurt Book Fair 2015 Show Daily

Publishing Perspectives spoke with global CEOs, small startups and publishers from around the world to get the latest buzz from the Frankfurt Book Fair. The post Download: Friday’s Frankfurt Book Fair 2015 Show Daily appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Download: Thursday’s Frankfurt Book Fair 2015 Show Daily

From CEO talks to discussions about translation, licensing and education of the future, the first official day of the Frankfurt Book Fair 2015 was buzzing. The post Download: Thursday’s Frankfurt Book Fair 2015 Show Daily appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-10-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Download: Wednesday’s Frankfurt Book Fair 2015 Show Daily

Read about Salman Rushdie, Iranian publishers, The Markets conference, the Rights Directors Meeting and more in our Frankfurt Book Fair show daily for Wednesday. The post Download: Wednesday’s Frankfurt Book Fair 2015 Show Daily appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2015: HarperCollins to Release YA Novel in 16 Languages Next May

As part of the marketing campaign for the new young adult novel by Alyson Noël, 'Unrivaled,' HarperCollins will publish the book simultaneously May 10, 2016 in 16 languages. The novel will feature covers that will be coordinated across the different markets. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Four Trends That Will Emerge From the 2015 Frankfurt Book Fair

E-book subscription models and cross-sector collaboration will be among the hot topics at the 2015 Frankfurt Book Fair. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2015: At Opening, Salman Defends Free Speech

Amid tight security, author Salman Rushdie told reporters that the publishing world must continue to defend free speech. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2015: Four Questions for BISG Executive Director Mark Kuyper

On June 15, Mark Kuyper, former CEO of the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association, succeeded Len Vlahos as executive director of the Book Industry Study Group, the U.S.’s leading book trade association for standardized best practices, research, information, and educational events. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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