London Book Fair 2011: Going Global

In 2009, the number of self-published books released in the US exceeded the number of new titles from conventional publishers for the first time in history. Now, a similar pattern is emerging overseas. Until recently, costly transatlantic shipping, different trim sizes and business models, and language barriers conspired to segregate the US author-publisher from foreign markets, and vice versa. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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London Book Fair’s International Excellence Awards Honor ‘Publishing To Build a Better World’

Even as the UK Parliament was compounding the UK's confusion on Brexit at Westminster Tuesday evening, the London Book Fair International Book Awards audience cheered internationalism and cross-cultural solidarity in the largest yet round of honors for the program. The post London Book Fair’s... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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London Book Fair 2019: Ian McEwan Leads Writers Against Brexit

Speaking at LBF just hours before the U.K. House of Commons voted on Tuesday night on the newest Brexit proposal, writer Ian McEwan described leaving the EU as “a national tragedy.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Today at London Book Fair: Friendly, Non-Intimidating Coding for Publishers

Publisher Emma Barnes, the UK's leading evangelist for code-capable publishers, brings her Consonance team to London Book Fair. The post Today at London Book Fair: Friendly, Non-Intimidating Coding for Publishers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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London Book Fair 2019: Four Questions for...Chad Post

What’s the state of the U.S. market for literature in translation? Ahead of the 2019 London Book Fair, PW caught up with Open Letter and Three Percent founder Chad Post to get a glimpse at where things stand. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair 2019: In Brazil, Publishers Facing Historic Challenge

Ahead of the London Book Fair, PW caught up with Marcos Pereira, President of the Brazilian Publishers Association (SNEL) and Publisher of Editora Sextante, one of the largest trade publishers in Brazil. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair 2019: Why Brexit Might Hit British Academic Publishers Hardest

Brexit remains a source of uncertainty for all British publishers, but it has already negatively impacted the academic publishing sector in the U.K. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair 2019: What’s Next For BISG?

Ahead of the 2019 London Book Fair, PW caught up with BISG executive director Brian O'Leary about the group's current efforts. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair 2019: Four Questions for...Richard Charkin

Charkin’s new venture, Mensch Publishing, officially launched last month with Guy Kennaway’s darkly funny memoir 'Time to Go.' PW caught up with Charkin ahead of the 2019 London Book Fair to talk about his new turn as an indie publisher—and the simple question that inspired him to take the leap. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair 2019: In Canada, a Busy Year for Copyright

Kate Edwards, Executive Director of the Association of Canadian Publishers runs down the latest legal and legislative actions affecting Canadian publishers and authors in the copyright arena. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair 2019: Audiobooks Stay Hot

A standing room only audience suggests that interest in digital audio, like the format itself, is still surging Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair 2019: Why the Double-Digit Growth in Audiobooks Is Likely to Continue

For a second year in a row, the rapid growth of digital audio will be a hot topic at the London Book Fair, and that growth shows no signs of slowing down in 2019. PW recently caught up with Amanda D’Acierno, President & Publisher, Penguin Random House Audio Group to talk about audio’s rise,... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair 2019: Why the Story of Our Networked World Is a Story of Upheaval

In his new book, former F.C.C. Chariman Tom Wheeler deftly explores 500 years of network revolutions, and offers an invaluable take on the challenges we now face. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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From Europe and the UK: Two CEOs at London Book Fair’s Quantum Conference

Core values, the essential relationship of author and publisher, and the fundamental efficacy of reading anchored the morning and afternoon of London Book Fair's 2019 Quantum. The post From Europe and the UK: Two CEOs at London Book Fair’s Quantum Conference appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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London Book Fair 2019: 'Engagement, Not Despair': PW Talks to Bill McKibben

In his new book, 'Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out?', the pioneering science writer and environmental activist offers a thoughtful, sobering look at the future of humanity. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair 2019: New Tools, Enduring Values Will Drive Publishing’s Future

At the 2019 London Book Fair's Quantum Conference, Faber & Faber CEO Stephen Page rallied publishers to focus not just on their own bottom lines, but on the unique, and vital role publishers play in our cultural ecosystem. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair’s Introduction to Rights: ‘A Greater Appreciation’

Hachette UK's Diane Spivey, who speaks Monday at London Book Fair's Introduction to Rights, says there's more recognition these days about how rights sales contribute to publishing revenue, even as the industry eyes Brexit's approach. The post London Book Fair’s Introduction to Rights: ‘A... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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France’s BIEF Hit by London Book Fair Transit Delays in Calais’ Brexit Protests

As France's international publishing agency struggles to get its collective stand and books to London in time, the UK's French Institute plans more shows of solidarité in the British capital. The post France’s BIEF Hit by London Book Fair Transit Delays in Calais’ Brexit Protests appeared first... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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London Book Fair’s Market Focus Indonesia: Creative Industries and a Spice Café

Not just books: Laura Prinsloo, who chairs Jakarta's National Book Committee, says Market Focus Indonesia will stress 'everything from film, games, animation and apps, to character, entertainment, and intellectual property.' The post London Book Fair’s Market Focus Indonesia: Creative Industries... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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London Book Fair’s Jacks Thomas: ‘The Context in Which We’re Operating’

In the context of Brexit, the London Book Fair's Jacks Thomas is dedicated to the 'cross-cultural dialogue' of the industry: 'It's what books do.' The post London Book Fair’s Jacks Thomas: ‘The Context in Which We’re Operating’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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During London Book Fair: Copyright Clearance Center on ‘Open Scholarly Communications’

Plan S and expanding the discussion around open access publishing are on the agenda at an invitational workshop led by Copyright Clearance Center and Outsell. The post During London Book Fair: Copyright Clearance Center on ‘Open Scholarly Communications’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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