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'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S Cancels and COVID-19 Concerns Mount for London Book Fair

With Simon & Schuster's exit from London Book Fair, other publishers are watchful–concerned both for employee safety and for cost in case of a quarantine. The post S&S Cancels and COVID-19 Concerns Mount for London Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Simon & Schuster US pulls out of London Book Fair

Simon & Schuster’s US team will not be attending the London Book Fair this year over "health and safety" fears following the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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London Book Fair 2020: Sharjah Stars As Market Focus

At the London Book Fair, the United Arab Emirates plan a wide range of events to highlight its authors and culture. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Sharjah at London Book Fair: The 2020 Market Focus

The Sharjah Market Focus program at London Book Fair brings two pavilions to the trade show, as well as a stand featuring Sharjah's World Book Capital year. The post Sharjah at London Book Fair: The 2020 Market Focus appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Bloomsbury’s Nigel Newton Receives London Book Fair’s Lifetime Achievement Award

Nigel Newton, founding CEO of Bloomsbury, is to receive a London Book Fair Lifetime Achievement Award for his 'huge contribution to the book industry.' The post Bloomsbury’s Nigel Newton Receives London Book Fair’s Lifetime Achievement Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Nigel Newton to receive London Book Fair Lifetime Achievement Award 2020

Nigel Newton, founder and chief executive of Bloomsbury Publishing will be presented with the London Book Fair Lifetime Achievement Award this year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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International Publishers Association Events at the 2020 London Book Fair

The Geneva-based International Publishers Association is engaged in several presentations at London Book Fair in March, with emphasis on issues of diversity, copyright, and the freedom to publish. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson ‘Paying the Price’ s publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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SHARJAH FOCUS: London Book Fair events

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British Council Announces London Book Fair’s Sharjah Cultural Program

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SHARJAH FOCUS: Which authors are coming to London Book Fair?

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London Book Fair’s 2020 Trailblazer Award Longlist: Promising Pros

The London Book Fair's Trailblazer Awards for publishing professionals younger than 30 has a longlist of 31 contenders in its fifth year of operation. The post London Book Fair’s 2020 Trailblazer Award Longlist: Promising Pros appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Beijing International Book Fair: Phoenix Publishing’s Global Strategy

Reporting US$2.62 billion in 2018 revenue, China's sprawling Phoenix Publishing & Media already has deals in 30 countries and wants to get only bigger. The post Beijing International Book Fair: Phoenix Publishing’s Global Strategy appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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During BookExpo, London Book Fair’s CAMEO Awards Make a US Debut

The London Book and Screen Week's CAMEO Awards get their first outing in New York City with an award for a US audiobook adaptation during BookExpo. The post During BookExpo, London Book Fair’s CAMEO Awards Make a US Debut appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Sharjah Is Announced London Book Fair’s Market Focus 2020

In an announcement made at Sharjah Publishing City this morning (April 25), Sharjah has been named the 2020 London Book Fair Market Focus. The post Sharjah Is Announced London Book Fair’s Market Focus 2020 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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PODCAST: London Book Fair 2019

Clara Ng, Faisal Oddang, Nirwan Dewanto, Leila S. Chudori, Agustinus Wibowo and Reda Gaudiamo sat down with Georgina Godwin at the London Book Fair to discuss Indonesian literature, music and everything in between.Translators Tiffany Tsao and Mikael Johani also discuss the importance of... Continue reading at British Council global

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True crime grips London book fair 2019

Big deals signed for study of a 19th-century family of killers, Hell’s Half-Acre, and Murder Isn’t Easy, a mortician’s take on Agatha Christie’s forensics The spectre of true crime was stalking the aisles at this year’s London book fair, with publishers snapping up investigations into past evils... Continue reading at The Guardian

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London Book Fair 2019: Heard Any Good Poems Lately?

How the growing popularity of audio and a resurgence in poetry are driving interest in a UK-based internet radio station. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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What will you be reading next year? London book fair's star attractions

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Après London Book Fair: Livre Paris Opens Today

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At London Book Fair: ‘Libraries on the Beach’ Courtesy of Sharjah

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