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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British Book Awards Announce New Honors for Illustrators, Authors, Audiobooks

British Book Award organizers have added an Author of the Year and Illustrator of the Year honor to the list of 'Nibbies,' as well as a new audiobook category to the Books of the Year division.  The post British Book Awards Announce New Honors for Illustrators, Authors, Audiobooks appeared first... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Translator Helen Wang Honored at Shanghai Children’s Book Fair

The Chen Bochui Award honored translator Helen Wang for her work bringing Chinese children's literature to English-language readers. The post Translator Helen Wang Honored at Shanghai Children’s Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ANEL’s Richard Prieur on the Strengths of the French Canadian Book Market

Richard Prieur, executive director of ANEL in Québec, talks about the association’s work to support the flourishing francophone book market in Canada. The post ANEL’s Richard Prieur on the Strengths of the French Canadian Book Market appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The UK’s Make Our Book: An Internationally Available School-Publishing Program

A new program for classrooms: The UK's Make Our Book is free to schools and is 'properly magical' for students, says its creator Emma Barnes. The post The UK’s Make Our Book: An Internationally Available School-Publishing Program appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-11-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Program Sending Booksellers to Int'l Book Fairs Winds Down Kickstarter Push

Bookselling Without Borders, which is sponsored by five independent publishers, is looking to raise $30,000 on Kickstarter. The funds will be used to send booksellers to three international book fairs next year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Violence mars Frankfurt Book Fair

Agents and publishers have spoken out to condemn the violence that took place at this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair between left- and right-wing groups. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair: Booming Business for Trade Visitors, Reflections of German Politics Play Out

Publishers and agents report positive meetings and rights sales, and Frankfurt responds to political disputes by reaffirming its commitment to freedom of expression. The post Frankfurt Book Fair: Booming Business for Trade Visitors, Reflections of German Politics Play Out appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-10-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cliffhanger: Dan Brown at Frankfurt Book Fair on the ‘Origin’ of His Work’s Drama

'I think it's dangerous when religion thinks that it has the market cornered on morality,' Dan Brown told his audience at Frankfurter Buchmesse. The post Cliffhanger: Dan Brown at Frankfurt Book Fair on the ‘Origin’ of His Work’s Drama appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-10-19 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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Quick Profiles: ‘Young Talents’ You May Have Met at Frankfurt Book Fair

Working with six national programs, the Young Talent Program at the Frankfurt Book Fair introduces young professionals to the German and international industry. The post Quick Profiles: ‘Young Talents’ You May Have Met at Frankfurt Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-10-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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As France is Fêted at Frankfurt, French Literary Agents Take Stock

Seeing the French president join the German chancellor in opening France's Guest of Honor program at Frankfurt, French literary agents survey the market. The post As France is Fêted at Frankfurt, French Literary Agents Take Stock appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-10-17 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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Frankfurt Book Fair: ARTS+ Equals Tech and Innovation

In the ARTS+ area of the Frankfurt Book Fair, artificial intelligence and virtual reality collided with arts and culture to explore new ways of doing business and providing engaging experiences. The post Frankfurt Book Fair: ARTS+ Equals Tech and Innovation appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-10-14 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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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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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: 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: 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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