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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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

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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

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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

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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

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

Among the big titles American agents will be talking up in the rights center at Frankfurt are a memoir by David Lynch, an update on Cinderella, and a short story collection from Lionel Shriver. 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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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 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

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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

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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

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Download: Friday’s Frankfurt Book Fair 2018 Show Daily

In many stand-out events at the Frankfurt Book Fair, one of the biggest topics is just how much women’s leadership has begun to surface this year. The post Download: Friday’s Frankfurt Book Fair 2018 Show Daily appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Download: Thursday’s Frankfurt Book Fair 2018 Show Daily

The spectrum of international publishing was on display on the first day of the fair, from the CEO Talk with John Sargent to the new audiobook conference, and women writers from the Asia Pacific region. The post Download: Thursday’s Frankfurt Book Fair 2018 Show Daily appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Download: Wednesday’s Frankfurt Book Fair 2018 Show Daily

Now in its 70th year, the Frankfurt Book Fair began this year with powerful statements from opening press conference speaker Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, as well as deep market insights from experts at The Markets conference. The post Download: Wednesday’s Frankfurt Book Fair 2018 Show Daily... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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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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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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