Politics in Paris: Russia’s Country of Honor Stint at the Salon du Livre Reflects Strained Relations

Book fairs can find themselves in the middle of shifting geopolitics. At the just-closed Salon du Livre in Paris, the French president sidestepped a visit to Russia's Country of Honor stand. The post Politics in Paris: Russia’s Country of Honor Stint at the Salon du Livre Reflects Strained Relations appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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At the Salon du Livre in Paris, a new program introduced indie publishers to agents and scouts, while authors continued protesting poor contracts. The post Salon du Livre Paris: Indie Intros a Success, Authors Continue Protests appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Meet Independent Publishers at Paris’ Salon du Livre

The new "Talented Indies" program at Paris' Salon du Livre offers professional attendees the chance to network with twenty Francophone independent publishers. The post Meet Independent Publishers at Paris’ Salon du Livre appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Salon du Livre in Montreal: Common Goals Across a Linguistic Divide

Several initiatives and issues in Canada's book industry are bringing francophone and anglophone publishers together to support their authors and celebrate their culture. The post Salon du Livre in Montreal: Common Goals Across a Linguistic Divide appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Salon du Livre closes with pledge for indies

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Amazon and controversy head to Salon du Livre

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Russia To Censor Book Honoring Gay Icons Including Russia’s Own Gay Icon Tchaikovsky

Officials in Sartov region of Russia move to censor LGBT history book, citing nation's new "gay propaganda" laws. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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In ‘Grieving,’ MacArthur ‘genius’ Cristina Rivera Garza reflects on the collective suffering of her home country

This concise but weighty collection of essays addresses an array of critical topics, including violence in Mexico, deportation and covid-19. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Reflections From My Not-So-Romantic Stint in the Magazine Business

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Après London Book Fair: Livre Paris Opens Today

With the London Book Fair's trade-show carpet still warm from the busy week's footfall, Livre Paris 2019 has opened today, and L’Europe est à l’Honneur—Europe herself is the guest of honor. The post Après London Book Fair: Livre Paris Opens Today appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Germany’s Guest of Honor Program Opens in Taipei: ‘German Stories,’ Warm Relations

The 'German Stories' theme goes live at at Germany's Guest of Honor program during the 2019 Taipei International Book Exhibition. The post Germany’s Guest of Honor Program Opens in Taipei: ‘German Stories,’ Warm Relations appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Controversy at Paris Book Fair as Macron boycotts Russia stand

The four-day Livre Paris book fair had a controversial start this year, as President Emmanuel Macron boycotted the Russian guest-of-honour stand in support of the UK and Prime Minister Theresa May’s clash with President Vladimir Putin. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Frankfurt Book Fair: Booming Business for Trade Visitors, Reflections of German Politics Play Out

Publishers and agents report positive meetings and rights sales, and Frankfurt responds to political disputes by reaffirming its commitment to freedom of expression. The post Frankfurt Book Fair: Booming Business for Trade Visitors, Reflections of German Politics Play Out appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Livres Hebdo’s Fabrice Piault on Politics and France’s Reading Culture

Ahead of France's program as Guest of Honor at Frankfurt in October, a Parisian editor talks about how political distractions may be slowing book sales. The post Livres Hebdo’s Fabrice Piault on Politics and France’s Reading Culture appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Livre Hebdo’s Fabrice Piault on Politics and France’s Reading Culture

Ahead of France's program as Guest of Honor at Frankfurt in October, the Parisian editor talks about how political distractions may be slowing book sales. The post Livre Hebdo’s Fabrice Piault on Politics and France’s Reading Culture appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Industry Notes: UAE Named Paris Guest of Honor 2018; Penguin’s Dohle Cites ‘Commitment to Print’

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Canada is Guest Country of Honor at 2017 Havana International Book Fair

Canadian authors including Margaret Atwood, Madeleine Thien, Luc Chartrand and Jocelyne Saucier are to travel to Cuba, as are 18 publishers. The post Canada is Guest Country of Honor at 2017 Havana International Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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UK is country of honour at Russia Book Fair

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Attendance drops at revamped Livre Paris

The revamped four-day Paris Book Fair, now called Livre Paris, closed last night with a drop in visitor numbers of about 15% from last year’s 180,000, which in turn were 10% fewer than the year before. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Orwell shortlist reflects "continuing power" of political history

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