Frankfurt’s French Guest of Honor Program: Boos on ‘Beyond the Book’

Ahead of Frankfurt Book Fair's Guest of Honor focus this year on the French industry, a talk with Buchmesse's Juergen Boos and Holger Volland. The post Frankfurt’s French Guest of Honor Program: Boos on ‘Beyond the Book’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-09-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Foundation’s Spring ‘NBF Presents’ Season: Expanded Programming

With support from the Andrew Mellon Foundation, the National Book Foundation's 'NBF Presents' expands its events and widens its outreach. The post National Book Foundation’s Spring ‘NBF Presents’ Season: Expanded Programming appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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British Book Awards Program Names Nine Bookshop Shortlists

The Independent Bookshop of the Year category of the 2019 Nibbies has a 48-store shortlist and is broken into nine regions in its initial round. The post British Book Awards Program Names Nine Bookshop Shortlists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publisher, Author Groups Protest Library Book Scanning Program

More than 36 organizations from around the world have spoken out against a library book scanning program known as "controlled digital lending," dubbing the practice "systematic infringement." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Sheikh Zayed Book Award Program Announces 2019 Shortlists

Three key categories of shortlists have been named in the 2019 Sheikh Zayed Book Award program, with the prize ceremony set for April 25. The post The Sheikh Zayed Book Award Program Announces 2019 Shortlists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-02-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rights Roundup: On the Run-Up to Guest of Honor Norway at Frankufurter Buchmesse

The coming Frankfurter Buchmesse Guest of Honor program is off to an agile start, as we feature several foreign rights hits from Norway–plus work from Germany and India–in our first 2019 Rights Roundup. The post Rights Roundup: On the Run-Up to Guest of Honor Norway at Frankufurter Buchmesse... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Awards Honor Allende: ‘I’ve Found a Place’

The Chilean-American Isabel Allende receives the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters at the National Book Awards. The post National Book Awards Honor Allende: ‘I’ve Found a Place’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Aleida and Jan Assmann Given German Book Trade Peace Prize in Frankfurt

'Democracy thrives not on disputes, but rather on good arguments,' say author-scholars Jan and Eleida Assmann in their acceptance speech in Frankfurt for the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade. The post Aleida and Jan Assmann Given German Book Trade Peace Prize in Frankfurt appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2018: Rights Meeting Features Poland, Romania, and Russia

The annual Rights Meeting focused on the Polish, Romanian and Russian publishing markets, which have all faced challenges from politics and economics. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurter Buchmesse and LIMA Open New Partnership on Licensing During Book Fair

Intended to produce multifaceted programs on books, films, television, and game, with special focus on the licensing opportunities they offer, the LIMA-Frankfurt agreement is underway. The post Frankfurter Buchmesse and LIMA Open New Partnership on Licensing During Book Fair appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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Frankfurt Book Fair 2018: What Everyone Needs to Know About Copyright

PW Talks to UCLA law professor Neil Netanel, author of 'Copyright: What Everyone Needs to Know.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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My Frankfurt Book Fair... with Jonny Geller

The stalwart agent, TED sensation and high-profile publishing tweeter reveals what he always has to hand at the Buchmesse, and why he gave up on bunk-beds after his first visit. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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My Frankfurt Book Fair with...Lucy Luck

Everyone remembers their first time, says the C+W agent: from acclimatising to the unique rhythms of a book fair and its social side, to finding solace in a burger and a beer—without a single book in sight... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2018: Moving Agents Center Prompts Complaints

The Literary Agents & Scouts Centre is moving to a new location next year, a change publishers and agents worry may make their time in Frankfurt less productive. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2018: Cengage CEO Michael Hansen on the Company's Digital Switch

This fall, Cengage introduced Cengage Unlimited, a new digital subscription service. Does this mean the textbook's days are numbered? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2018: Macmillan's Sargent Not Afraid of the Future

John Sargent, CEO of Macmillan, gave this year’s Frankfurt CEO Talk, discussing everything from the future of print books to his battle with the White House over the publication of 'Fire and Fury.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2018: Friends Gather to Remember Peter Mayer

Some 200 friends of former Penguin CEO and Overlook Press co-founder Peter Mayer gathered in a ballroom at the Grandhotel Hessischer Hof in Frankfurt on Tuesday to remember the late publisher. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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