Romania’s Elefant Aims To Be a ‘Destination for Foreign Books’

Online retailer Elefant.ro dominates Romania's online book and ebook sales. Now, the company has plans to expand to other regional markets. The post Romania’s Elefant Aims To Be a ‘Destination for Foreign Books’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-11-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ADVFN Books strikes foreign rights deal with Harriman House

ADVFN Books has licensed foreign rights to Harriman House for a number of titles from its financial books division.    Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-12 13:34:13 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2018: Rights Meeting Features Poland, Romania, and Russia

The annual Rights Meeting focused on the Polish, Romanian and Russian publishing markets, which have all faced challenges from politics and economics. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Insights From the Foreign Rights Specialists Shortlisted for Tonight’s 2018 British Book Awards

'Knowing the current trends for all the different countries' is among challenges tackled by the foreign rights experts who are shortlisted for tonight's British Book Awards. Their Nibbie is called the Rights Professional of the Year. The post Insights From the Foreign Rights Specialists... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Books in China 2018: Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press

This company needs little introduction, having collaborated with more than 500 international publishers since its inception in 1979. It is also China’s largest foreign language publisher and its third largest in terms of sales. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bologna Book Fair foreign attendees up 15%

Foreign professionals flocked to Bologna Children’s Book Fair this week, official attendance figures have revealed, with overseas visitor numbers growing by 15%. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Beijing ‘to slash foreign picture book numbers’

The Chinese state is to “drastically" cut the number of foreign picture books for children which can be published in mainland China this year, according to a report in the South China Morning Post. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Schoenhof’s Foreign Books to Close After 161 Years

Schoenhof’s Foreign Books, the oldest foreign language bookstore in America, will shutter its Harvard Square storefront next month. Opened in 1856, the bookstore will continue to operate as an online-only retailer. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Election 2016: New Books About Foreign Affairs

Here's a sampling of new and forthcoming titles, all reviewed by PW, that tackle pressing international issues. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-07-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New App, Litsy, Aims To Be the Instagram of Books

New app provides a social platform for talking about, sharing, and reviewing books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-06-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'World of Warcraft' to get a book series aimed at kids

World of Warcraft has been around for more than a decade, fleshing out the world of Azeroth with new lands, stories and characters. Its subscriber base is slowly shrinking, but the Warcraft brand continues to evolve through games like Hearthstone and... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2016-03-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Picture Book Parody Aims to Hypnotize Kids into Harvard

For parents who don’t want their kids sleeping all night, but rather staying up studying, Penguin Young Readers Group is publishing a parody of The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep early next year. 'The Rabbit Who Wants to Go to Harvard' hops into bookstores in February. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-11-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Unravelling the Turkish Book Market for Foreigners

The Turkish book market offers great opportunities for foreign publishers. Özkan Özdem shares need-to-know information for working with Turkish publishers. The post Unravelling the Turkish Book Market for Foreigners appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Ink and Bone' is an explosive YA book aimed at bookworms

Rachel Caine unravels the secrets of the Library of Alexandria even as she spins an irresistible story. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-08-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Foreign authors warned about book censorship in China

Books translated for the fast-growing Chinese market may be censored without their authors’ knowledge, a writers’ advocacy group reportsA US-based advocacy group is warning Western authors to be vigilant about censorship of their work, which is sometimes done without their knowledge, in China’s... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-05-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Romania’s Online, English Book Sales on the Rise

In Romania, online sales now account for 20% of the $110 million book market, with interest in ebooks and English-language titles also on the rise. The post Romania’s Online, English Book Sales on the Rise appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Is an upcoming book by Cheney and daughter aimed at 2016 elections? (+video)

Former Vice President Dick Cheney and his daughter Liz Cheney plan to publish "Exceptional: Why the World Needs a Powerful America" on Sept. 1. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-04-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Foreign book prize reveals shortlist

Japanese writer Haruki Murakami makes the shortlist for 2015's Independent Foreign Fiction Prize, alongside newly-translated authors from Equatorial Guinea and Colombia. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2015-04-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Is an upcoming book by Cheney and daughter aimed at 2016 elections?

Former Vice President Dick Cheney and his daughter Liz Cheney plan to publish "Exceptional: Why the World Needs a Powerful America" on Sept. 1. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kinokuniya Expanding Foreign Book Offerings

Kinokuniya, Japan's largest bookstore chain, announced that it will be opening a newly expanded and refurbished foreign books section in its Shinjuku South store May 29. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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