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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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: 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: 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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Frankfurt Book Fair 2015: Tackling Accessibility and NIMAS Challenges at Cenveo Publisher Services

A content-centric approach is the key to resolving accessibility issues for publishers, says Kevin Burns, senior v-p of content solutions. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-10-07 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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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-15 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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BEA, LéaLA, and Expolit Book Fairs Highlight Books in Spanish: Spanish Publishing 2015

Book fairs have become much more aware of the purchasing power of the Hispanic population in the U.S. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-17 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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Hachette joins Frankfurt Book Fair exodus

Hachette UK will not be exhibiting at this year's Frankfurt Book Fair, the firm has announced. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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‘Up-lit’ gives hope to publishers at Frankfurt book fair

‘Hopeful’ novel about an elderly woman who adopts a dog leads the charge from feelgood fictionA debut novel about a lonely old woman who has fallen through the cracks of society has wowed publishers at this week’s Frankfurt book fair, with 10 presses fighting to win a book that is being compared... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Italian Publishers’ Report at Frankfurt Book Fair: Focus on Readers

A report from the Italian Publishers Association names low readership as its 'problem of problems' and vows to address the country's shrinking readership. The post Italian Publishers’ Report at Frankfurt Book Fair: Focus on Readers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-10-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: Catalonia Independence Vote Rattles Publishing

Publishers and agents in Barcelona share their views on the future of the city as the home of global Spanish-language publishing in the wake of Catalonia's vote to become independent of Spain. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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