London Briefcase 2019: What U.S. Agencies Will Be Selling at the London Book Fair

PW's London Briefcase highlights top titles that publishers will be touting at this year's London Book Fair, set for March 12-14 at Olympia London. 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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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 Briefcase 2016: What U.S. Agencies Will be Selling at the London Book Fair

Hot properties include titles from Lisa Scottoline and Iris Johanson, a story collection inspired by Edward Hopper, a return to Twin Peaks via its co-creator Mark Frost, Tom Wolfe’s newest, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Big Books the U.S. Agencies Are Selling at the Fair: Frankfurt Book Fair 2014

Prepare for the 2014 Frankfurt Book Fair with our roundup of big projects that'll be making the rounds, among them books by Leslie Jamison, Richard Price, Amy Poehler, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

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London Book Fair 2019: What a New Regime in Mexico Means for the Book Business

PW talks to Fernando Esteves, Managing Director of Ediciones SM in Mexico, about the state of the Mexican book business, and what lies ahead in 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair 2015: In Pre-Fair Deals, Debut Sells to Knopf for Rumored 7 Figures

With the book fair just days away, a number of major sales have closed in the U.S., among them the acquisition of a debut novel, by a 25-year-old, for a rumored seven figures. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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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London Book Fair 2019: With Blockchain and AI, Rana DiOrio Explores Publishing’s Cutting Edge

Rana DiOrio's latest venture, Creative Mint, seeks to leverage the power of blockchain technology to “democratize and decentralize” rights transactions. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair 2019: A ‘Complex’ Moment For Argentinean Publishers

Ahead of the 2019 London Book Fair, PW caught up with Javier López Llovet, CEO of Penguin Random House in Argentina, to talk about the the industry's challenges in the region. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair 2019: In Brazil, Publishers Facing Historic Challenge

Ahead of the London Book Fair, PW caught up with Marcos Pereira, President of the Brazilian Publishers Association (SNEL) and Publisher of Editora Sextante, one of the largest trade publishers in Brazil. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair 2019: Ian McEwan Leads Writers Against Brexit

Speaking at LBF just hours before the U.K. House of Commons voted on Tuesday night on the newest Brexit proposal, writer Ian McEwan described leaving the EU as “a national tragedy.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair 2019: Why Brexit Might Hit British Academic Publishers Hardest

Brexit remains a source of uncertainty for all British publishers, but it has already negatively impacted the academic publishing sector in the U.K. 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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London Book Fair 2019: Audiobooks Stay Hot

A standing room only audience suggests that interest in digital audio, like the format itself, is still surging Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair 2019: In Canada, a Busy Year for Copyright

Kate Edwards, Executive Director of the Association of Canadian Publishers runs down the latest legal and legislative actions affecting Canadian publishers and authors in the copyright arena. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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