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 Briefcase 2018: What U.S. Agencies Will Be Selling at the London Book Fair

This year American agents will be carrying bags filled with literary debuts as well as works by bestselling authors. 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

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-05 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

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London Book Fair 2018: Robert Darnton on Publishing Then and Now

PW talks to the renowned historian and former Harvard University librarian about his new book, 'A Literary Tour de France,' and the publishing business then, and now. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair 2018: Meet the World’s First #1 Bestselling ‘Blockchain’ Author

Does the burgeoning technology—best known in the finance industry for powering cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin—hold promise for publishing? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair 2018: Why Amazon’s 'Digital Roots' Will Reshape Physical Retail

On a Christmas Eve shopping visit to the bustling Amazon Books in New York, journalist Cherie Hu realized that Amazon had flipped the table on the analog environment of traditional bookselling. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair 2018: 30 Years After 'The Alchemist' Paulo Coelho is Still Making Magic

As his bestselling work turns 30, the internationally revered author is set to publish his new book, 'Hippie.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair 2018: Check Out the Translation Database

Now hosted on the Publishers Weekly website, the Translation Database is a huge boon for the translation community, and an invaluable resource. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair 2018: Why the Problem with Facebook, Is Facebook

In the the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, PW talks to University of Virginia Media Studies professor Siva Vaidhyanathan, author of the forthcoming 'Antisocial Media: How Facebook Disconnects Us and Undermines Democracy' (Oxford University Press) about Facebook’s sprawling influence in... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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: Testing the Limits of Big Data

Our lives these days are increasingly shaped by data. But in his latest book, 'The Efficiency Paradox: What Big Data Can't Do', Edward Tenner documents how the futurist’s dream of a friction-free world has dimmed considerably. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair 2018: How Committed Is Canada to Its Writers and Publishers?

Two recently filed lawsuits have intensified the copyright battle in Canada following the country's 2012 Copyright Modernization Act. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Closing London Book Fair’s Day One: The 2018 International Excellence Awards

The Nigerian publishing house founded by Bibi Bakare-Yusef was named winner of the Inclusivity in Publishing Award, and US-based Sara Miller McCune was on-hand to accept her Lifetime Achievement Award. The post Closing London Book Fair’s Day One: The 2018 International Excellence Awards appeared... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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London Book Fair 2018: Audiobooks Continues Steady Sale Rise

“Audiobooks are the golden child of publishing at the moment,” said Orna O’Brien, conference manager of Quantum, the digital conference that preceded the opening of the London Book Fair on Monday. 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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London Book Fair 2018: Publishing in the 'Mid-Digital' Age

“We live in this amazing age where incredible things are possible, but people are routinely quite disappointed,” said Tom Goodwin, head of innovation for Zenith Media, in his opening keynote at the London Book Fair’s Quantum pre-conference. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

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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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The 2014 London Book Fair Digital Spotlight

Read the complete 2014 London Book Fair Digital Spotlight in the Scribd reader below. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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