South African Book Fair and Book Week: Toward a Reading Culture

The Book Development Council is readying its 2019 National Book Week, South African Book Fair and national indigenous language festivals. The post South African Book Fair and Book Week: Toward a Reading Culture appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-28 05:30:32 UTC ]
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London Book Fair Announces Programming for March’s Book and Screen Week

The London Book Fair's annual London Book and Screen Week events include a cooking demonstration, films, and onstage discussions. The post London Book Fair Announces Programming for March’s Book and Screen Week appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-01-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair’s ‘Book and Screen Week’ Embraces Women’s Suffrage Centenary

The writings and adaptations of  'oustanding female writers whose work continues to be iconic and influential' is featured in the 'Book and Screen Week' program that runs parallel to London Book Fair in April. The post London Book Fair’s ‘Book and Screen Week’ Embraces Women’s Suffrage Centenary... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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At Bologna Children’s Book Fair: A Program on African Innovators

The 2020 edition of Bologna Children's Book Fair will feature four of the most visible publishing leaders in today's African markets. The post At Bologna Children’s Book Fair: A Program on African Innovators appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-02-21 18:31:14 UTC ]
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British Council Announces London Book Fair’s Sharjah Cultural Program

Twelve Emirati writers appear during London Book Fair as part of the Market Focus Sharjah program, produced with the British Council. The post British Council Announces London Book Fair’s Sharjah Cultural Program appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-02-17 08:30:50 UTC ]
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Sharjah and Russia Sign Cultural Agreement at Moscow International Book Fair

Part of Sharjah's program of 'collaborations with knowledge-based cultural centers,' the deal was signed while the emirate was the Moscow fair's guest city. The post Sharjah and Russia Sign Cultural Agreement at Moscow International Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-09-08 21:23:19 UTC ]
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What will you be reading next year? London book fair's star attractions

Salman Rushdie’s take on Don Quixote, Elton John’s memoirs and a study of criminals in Broadmoor – a selection of the biggest and most interesting books announced at the fairQuichotte by Salman Rushdie (August 2019)Inspired by Don Quixote, this novel following the adventures of an ageing... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber’s Stephen Page Opens London Book Fair’s Quantum Conference: ‘Cultural Responsibility’

The chief of the UK's 90-year-0ld Faber & Faber will tell the Quantum audience at the London Book Fair that however troubling Brexit's confusions may be, publishing holds the world's 'editorial centrality' in its hands: and that means it has a job to do. The post Faber’s Stephen Page Opens... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mexican author Taibo, nominated for cultural post, apologizes for vulgar comment at book fair

One of Mexico’s best-known authors has apologized for the public use of a coarse expression denounced as sexist and anti-gay. “I regret profoundly having used an unfortunate and vulgar phrase, and would hate it if this were interpreted as an aggression against feminist causes or the gay... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-12-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: Macron, Merkel Speak of a Europe United by Culture

The two leaders touched on not only the power of culture to hold Europe together, but also on some issues within the publishing industry, including copyright and digitization. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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At Frankfurt Book Fair: A First ‘Buchmesse Kickoff Run’ Benefits Room To Read

Organized by publishing running enthusiasts, the 5K run will start the week with a good look at the Main River before the rights trading takes over.  The post At Frankfurt Book Fair: A First ‘Buchmesse Kickoff Run’ Benefits Room To Read appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In an Economic Crunch, South African Readers Turn to Used Book Stores

From the VOA: Amid tough economic times in South Africa, consumers are supporting a growing number of used book stores, avoiding new-book prices. The post In an Economic Crunch, South African Readers Turn to Used Book Stores appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-08-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Audience Engagement and Reading Promotion: Aldus’ New Report on European Book Fairs

From a city-wide book exchange in Latvia to a ‘New Writers Festival’ in Greece, European book fairs have a wide array of approaches to promoting reading, revealed in an Aldus report. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson ‘Not the Normal Book Presentation Routine’ ollowing the... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-07-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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African Book Trust Raise Funds for South Africa’s Library Collections

With a goal of getting South African authors' work to the country's readers, the African Book Trust is working to donate bookjs to library collections. The post African Book Trust Raise Funds for South Africa’s Library Collections appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers Weekly and Frankfurt Book Fair Open Nominations for 2017’s PW Star Watch

The PW Star Watch program provides its annual Superstar with a trip to Frankfurt Book Fair and a network of contacts in the world publishing industry. The post Publishers Weekly and Frankfurt Book Fair Open Nominations for 2017’s PW Star Watch appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-03-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Vilnius’ Annual Book Fair Is Open, Hailing Lithuanians’ International Projection of Their Culture

Lithuania's key event in literature builds on last year's turnout of close to 68,000 people and is geared to attractions for adult and younger readers. The post Vilnius’ Annual Book Fair Is Open, Hailing Lithuanians’ International Projection of Their Culture appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-02-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sharjah Book Fair Draws 1.3 Million Visitors in First Week

The Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF), which runs November 2-12, drew 1.35 million visitors in its first week, a record turnout according to fair officials. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Week at the Frankfurt Book Fair

Andrew Harwell, senior editor at HarperCollins Children's Books and winner of PW's second annual Star Watch award, shares his notes and pictures throughout his week at the Frankfurt Book Fair. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Arab world should ‘swap guns for culture,’ Sharjah International Book Fair hears

The Arab world should “use culture rather than guns” to achieve its ends, guests were told at the opening ceremony of the 35th Sharjah International Book Fair, held at the emirate’s exhibition centre this morning (2nd November). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2016: PW Talks to Pew Research Center’s Lee Rainie about Reading in the Digital Age

It's been a disruptive decade for the book business, but Pew's latest research suggests that Americans' reading habits have remained relatively stable. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-10-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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