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'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]

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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: In Opening Keynote, Andrew Wylie Defends the World

Wylie offered a strong defense of diversity in literature, and of the importance of international voices in a world that appears to be “broadly reassembling" along nationalist lines. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google's Book-Scanning Is Fair Use, Judge Rules in Landmark Copyright Case

Google's massive book-scanning project that makes complete copies of books without the authors' permission is perfectly legal under U.S. copyright law, a federal judge ruled today, deciding an 8-year-old legal battle.     Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2013-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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One Book Fair to Another: At Sharjah, London Book Fair Plans Market Focus Indonesia

As the Sharjah International Book Fair opened this month in the United Arab Emirates, London Book Fair and Indonesia's cultural program team met to plan for March's Market Focus program at Olympia London. The post One Book Fair to Another: At Sharjah, London Book Fair Plans Market Focus... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2014: Big Books, No Huge Book

While no single title has emerged as the hot book of this year’s London Book Fair, a number of titles were generating buzz as the trade show kicked off on Tuesday. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rights Roundup: Books That Were To Be Presented at London Book Fair 2020

You might have found works in this Rights Roundup at London Book Fair—had COVID-19 not intervened: From Finland, USA, Spain, France, Sweden, and Italy. The post Rights Roundup: Books That Were To Be Presented at London Book Fair 2020 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-03-20 15:15:08 UTC ]
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The Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2020: Shortlists and a London Book Fair Event

The Sheikh Zayed Book Prize announces shortlists and readies a special program at London Book Fair on the impact of prize programs on translation. The post The Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2020: Shortlists and a London Book Fair Event appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-02-27 14:30:31 UTC ]
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At London Book Fair: Rob Biddulph is Illustrator of the Fair 2020

For a third year, London Book Fair includes an accomplished illustrator among its highlighted industry professionals and offers illustration-related events. The post At London Book Fair: Rob Biddulph is Illustrator of the Fair 2020 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-02-26 15:30:22 UTC ]
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Therapy on the couch, plus the London book fair – books podcast

On this week’s show, Claire and Sian meet up at London book fair to discuss the trends and biggest books announced for 2019 and 2020. Then they sit down with neuropsychologist AK Benjamin and novelist Anthony Good, who have written two very different books turning the tables on therapy.... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Hottest Topic of London Book Fair 2019: Brexit and the Books

'If there's no deal, GDP will reduce by 6 to 9 percentage points,' attorney Andrew Hood told a packed Olympia Room during London Book Fair. Unnerving tremors ran through the export-reliant UK books business—daily. The post The Hottest Topic of London Book Fair 2019: Brexit and the Books appeared... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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