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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Faber’s Stephen Page Opens London Book Fair’s Quantum Conference: ‘Cultural Responsibility’

The chief of the UK's 90-year-0ld Faber & Faber will tell the Quantum audience at the London Book Fair that however troubling Brexit's confusions may be, publishing holds the world's 'editorial centrality' in its hands: and that means it has a job to do. The post Faber’s Stephen Page Opens... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2019: Keeping the Momentum Going

Despite political uncertainty, publishers head to the London Book Fair with a sense of stability. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Issues and Authors at London Book Fair 2019: Women’s Voices

Many events at March's London Book Fair will feature authors and others focusing on women in the business and issues of diversity.  The post Issues and Authors at London Book Fair 2019: Women’s Voices appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-02-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sweden’s Dorotea Bromberg Is London Book Fair’s Lifetime Achievement Laureate 2019

Dorotea Bromberg co-founded Swedish book publisher Bromberg Bokförlag with her father. The company still punches far above its weight in the literary world. The post Sweden’s Dorotea Bromberg Is London Book Fair’s Lifetime Achievement Laureate 2019 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ian McEwan joins London Book Fair's first live podcast stage line-up

This year’s London Book Fair will host a live podcast stage for the first time with a line-up featuring Ian McEwan, Caroline O’Donoghue, Daisy Buchanan and many more. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Podcasts at London Book Fair; Pew Research on Smartphones

A newly added podcast series at London Book Fair will be on the Fireside Chat Stage. And smartphones used to access those podcasts are proliferating unevenly in the world, says Pew Research. The post Industry Notes: Podcasts at London Book Fair; Pew Research on Smartphones appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair: Charles Clark Lecture; IPA Prix Voltaire and the Freedom To Publish

The International Publishers Association and London Book Fair hold a second Freedom To Publish seminar on March 12, with Vanderbilt's Daniel Gervais speaking that afternoon on copyright in the Charles Clark Memorial Lecture. The post London Book Fair: Charles Clark Lecture; IPA Prix Voltaire and... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-02-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair Announces Its 2019 International Excellence Award Shortlists

The shortlisted industry players and programs for this year's London Book Fair International Excellence Awards are from Europe, the Americas, Asia, Africa, and Australasia. The post London Book Fair Announces Its 2019 International Excellence Award Shortlists appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair Designates its Official 2019 Illustrator and Poet

The Jamaican-English poet Raymond Antrobus and 'Elmer the Patchwork Elephant' illustrator David McKee are singled out for official status this year by London Book Fair, which has special programming in both idioms. The post London Book Fair Designates its Official 2019 Illustrator and Poet... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Industry Notes: London Book Fair’s 2019 Trailblazers; GLLI’s First YA Translation Winner

The London Book Fair's Trailblazer Awards have honored 20 young publishing standouts in four years. And the GLLI YA Translated Book Prize goes to a PRH work. The post Industry Notes: London Book Fair’s 2019 Trailblazers; GLLI’s First YA Translation Winner appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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London Book Fair Names BAFTA Kids Roadshow With Place2Be Its 2019 Charity

London Book Fair's 2019 charity is a partnership of BAFTA Kids and Place2Be, which combines film and tv school tours with mental health programming. The post London Book Fair Names BAFTA Kids Roadshow With Place2Be Its 2019 Charity appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair’s Quantum Conference in March: Film, Television, Audio

This year's Quantum Conference, the annual curtain-raiser to London Book Fair, picks up on the books-to-film dynamic in content development. The post London Book Fair’s Quantum Conference in March: Film, Television, Audio appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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London Book Fair Names Its 2019 ‘Author of the Day’ Lineup

Recognizing the Brexit deadline that follows March's London Book Fair, the Author of the Day events include three writers from the Continent. The post London Book Fair Names Its 2019 ‘Author of the Day’ Lineup appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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London Book Fair and the Publishers Association Plan a Third Inclusivity Conference

Remaining 'committed to keeping this important topic on the publishing agenda,' the trade show and publishers' organization will stage a third inclusivity conference on November 27. The post London Book Fair and the Publishers Association Plan a Third Inclusivity Conference appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2018: The Audio Boom is Real, Global, and Just Getting Started

At the Frankfurt Book Fair’s inaugural Audiobook Conference on Wednesday, experts told attendees that the audio book is indeed a global trend with more growth to come. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Man Booker’s Shortlisted Authors, London Book Fair’s Literacy Charity

The Man Booker Prize for Fiction (October 16) is preceded by a series of events with shortlisted authors, and London Book Fair has opened its search for its official 2019 literacy charity. The post Industry Notes: Man Booker’s Shortlisted Authors, London Book Fair’s Literacy Charity appeared... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair in pictures

Our pictures round-up of this year’s London Book Fair features a toast to late literary agent Ed Victor, a host of publisher parties and a surprise appearance from Donald Trump.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Feminist fiction drives big money at London book fair

Fierce bidding wars between publishers saw several big deals happen for politically charged novels at this year’s fair, as new books from Jeanette Winterson and Caitlin Moran were also revealed• What will you be reading next year? A roundup of London book fairFrom a distance, the only thing that... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The London Book Fair Carries On

The 2018 event, which wrapped up last week, was productive but low-key, with acquisitions and a growth in audiobooks on the minds of participants. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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At London Book Fair: Brexit’s Concerns and Challenges for Publishing

'We can't have books stuck in dockside waiting for customs clearance,' points out Hodder Education's Lis Tribe, as publishers work to inform the government of the industry's Brexitian concerns. The post At London Book Fair: Brexit’s Concerns and Challenges for Publishing appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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