Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: Macron, Merkel Speak of a Europe United by Culture

The two leaders touched on not only the power of culture to hold Europe together, but also on some issues within the publishing industry, including copyright and digitization. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Merkel and Macron to open Frankfurt Book Fair

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron are to open the Frankfurt Book Fair on Tuesday 10th October, symbolising their commitment to a "strong, unified Europe". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-06 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 2017: Artisan Inks Multi-Book Deal with Chef René Redzepi

In a deal rumored to be in the seven-figure range, Artisan has inked a world rights publishing partnership with chef René Redzepi for three new cookbooks and a new biannual series called Dispatches. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: Dohle Highlights Stability of the Book Business

Penguin Random House CEO Markus Dohle praised the slow, but continuous growth of the book business around the world and noted the “healthy co-existence" of the print and digital markets. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: It’s Time to Fix Fair Dealing in Canada

Demand for Canadian educational content remains high, however the ongoing supply of Canadian learning resources remains uncertain after a 2012 change to copyright law. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2018: Incremental Growth Across Europe

At the Markets, the opening conference of the Frankfurt Book Fair, speakers from HarperCollins U.K. and Nielsen Book Research International confirmed small gains across European publishing so far this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Sargent to speak at Frankfurt Book Fair

Macmillan c.e.o. John Sargent will be taking part in this year’s ‘CEO Talk’ at Frankfurt Book Fair. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Aldus’ New Report Updates Europe’s Book Fair Map for 2017

From Sofia’s upcoming 45th anniversary fair in December at the Palace of Culture to Vienna’s ‘Long Night of Books’ ahead in November, the Aldus network’s 2017 report looks ahead and behind to evaluate the European book fair scene.   By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: Trade Visitors Flat, but Overall Attendance Rises

Professional attendance at the 2017 Frankfurt Book Fair was essentially flat, but overall attendance, including the public visitors on the fair's closing day, was up by 3%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: Penguin Random House CEO Markus Dohle's Full Remarks

The head of Penguin Random House explains his belief that the global book business is doing better today than at any point in the last 50 years. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Download: Friday’s Frankfurt Book Fair 2017 Show Daily

Dan Brown, Salman Rushdie, Mathias Énard: VIP writers and publishers made steady appearances at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2017 amid discussions of books and world affairs. The post Download: Friday’s Frankfurt Book Fair 2017 Show Daily appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Download: Thursday’s Frankfurt Book Fair 2017 Show Daily

From big authors and CEOs to newcomers, the first day of the Frankfurt Book Fair kicked off with literary discussions and talks on the future of publishing. The post Download: Thursday’s Frankfurt Book Fair 2017 Show Daily appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-10-12 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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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: The Nonfiction Novel Knopf Bought in a Prison

A novel called 'Cherry,' which was acquired un-agented by an editor at Knopf from an author in a federal prison, was described by one scout at the fair as "the secret book of Frankfurt." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: Concern that Canadian Copyright Disaster Could Spread

The 2012 Copyright Modernization Act in Canada has been a disaster for Canadian educational publishers. But concern over the law’s effects, observers say, is not limited to Canada. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: Iowa MFA Grad Lands Six Figures for Debut Novel-in-Stories

Regina Porter’s 'The Travelers,' which rumor has it sold for roughly half a million dollars in the U.S. alone, is now racking up foreign sales, with six-figure deals having just closed in the U.K. and Germany. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: CEOs Share Views on Internationalization, Digital, and More

Carolyn Reidy, CEO of Simon & Schuster, and Guillaume Dervieux, CEO of Albin Michel Group, took the stage for the Frankfurt Book Fair’s annual “CEO Talk." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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

The Frankfurt Book Fair, opened this year by Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron, also kicked off discussions of the role of books in an era of fake news. The post Download: Wednesday’s Frankfurt Book Fair 2017 Show Daily appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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