London Book Fair 2017: Four Questions for IPA President Michiel Kolman

Last Fall, Michiel Kolman was elected to succeed Bloomsbury’s Richard Charkin as president of the International Publishers Association (IPA)—and he takes over at a tumultuous time. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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London Book Fair 2017: Bigger Crowds, Optimism as London Book Fair Hits Its Stride

Surging visitor numbers and a weaker pound have buoyed spirits at a busy 2017 London Book Fair. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair 2017: Judge Pierre Leval Defends Google Books Decision, Fair Use

The author of the appeals court decision that legalized Google Books last April told attendees that the case was not close. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair 2017: Cory Doctorow Unveils His Latest Publishing Experiment—Fair Trade E-Books

For his forthcoming book, Walkaway, out in April, the bestselling author has devised a novel approach to selling the digital edition. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Briefcase 2017: What U.S. Agencies Will be Selling at the London Book Fair

Hot properties include titles from Ursula K. LeGuin, Masha Gessen, Tom Hanks, Joan Didion, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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: 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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Ahead of London Book Fair: IPA’s New Leadership on the State of a World Publishing Industry

This year's London Book Fair coincides with the arrival of the International Publishers Association's new president and vice-president, leading 'a conversation of public debate' about publishers' role amid 'sensitive socio-cultural issues.' The post Ahead of London Book Fair: IPA’s New... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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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

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London Book Fair 2018: Four Questions for Paulo Coelho

PW caught up with Coelho ahead of the London Book Fair to ask about his new book, and to get his quick take on the publishing industry today. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair 2018: IPA Puts Censorship in the Spotlight

Censorship remains a problem in countries like Turkey and Iran, where it can have dire consequences, said panelists hosted by the International Publishers Association at the London Book Fair. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair 2018: Four Questions for...Brianna Schofield, Executive Director of the Authors Alliance

Ahead of its fourth anniversary, how is the organization faring? PW recently caught up with Brianna Schofield, executive directors of the Authors Alliance. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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IPA Issues Its ‘Global Book Fair Report 2017: ‘Propelling Rights Deals’

'In a sense, a book fair is a catalyst that propels rights deals towards completion,' reads the introduction to the IPA's new 2017 Global Book Fair Report. The post IPA Issues Its ‘Global Book Fair Report 2017: ‘Propelling Rights Deals’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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London Book Fair 2017: Publishers Keep Calm and Carry On

Despite political uncertainty on both sides of the Atlantic, this year's London Book Fair was a busy, buoyant event. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair 2017: A Few Novels Gain Buzz Amid Restrained Deal-Making

With no single title emerging as the big book of the fair, and gossip still focused on recent reports about the $65 million advance the Obamas landed from Penguin Random House, a number of novels have been the subject of chatter. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair 2017: For Publishers, Business Is Booming, but Brexit Means Uncertainty

For a second year in a row, publishers arrived at the London Book Fair with the wind at their backs. Will Brexit change that? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair 2017: Quotables from the Quantum Conference

At Quantum, the London Book Fair's pre-conference, topics of discussion ranged from the popularity of obscure sub-genres among teens to best practices when using Facebook Live. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair 2017: More Evidence of a Print Renaissance in the U.K.

Steve Bohme, research director at Nielsen Book Research U.K. said British print book purchases rose for the second year in a row. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair 2017 Preview

Whether the topic is a global publishing rebound or a global political meltdown, organizers expect lively conversations at this year’s London Book Fair. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair 2016: Librarians Respond to Hachette CEO's IPA Speech

The International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) is pushing back against Hachette CEO Arnaud Nourry's suggestion that proposed "vast exceptions to copyright law for libraries," would devastate European publishers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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