The Big Deal at the Frankfurt Book Fair: Free Speech

World events--particularly those in Turkey, where thousands of journalists, authors and academics have been jailed or dismissed--drew lots of attention at the annual event. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-10-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2015: Another Round of Big Deals

With the Frankfurt Book Fair now well underway, and still no big book in sight, there was another dizzying round of deal-making that has left fair-goers tracking an ever-growing list of books gaining buzz. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2015: At Opening, Salman Defends Free Speech

Amid tight security, author Salman Rushdie told reporters that the publishing world must continue to defend free speech. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2015: No Big Book Yet, But Plenty of Big Sales

One thing the absence of a big book has meant is that a handful of titles—drawing strong advances from editors in the U.S. and abroad—are being clumped into an ever-growing list of buzzed-about books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: With No Single Big Book, Multiple Memoirs Steal the Show

The tastemakers in the publishing industry spent big on a handful of novels, and a raft of memoirs at this year's fair. Some insiders mused that while the novels offer escapism, the memoirs give readers what they crave even more in these divisive times: a sense of connection with other people. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: Artisan Inks Multi-Book Deal with Chef René Redzepi

In a deal rumored to be in the seven-figure range, Artisan has inked a world rights publishing partnership with chef René Redzepi for three new cookbooks and a new biannual series called Dispatches. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: It’s Time to Fix Fair Dealing in Canada

Demand for Canadian educational content remains high, however the ongoing supply of Canadian learning resources remains uncertain after a 2012 change to copyright law. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Big Titles U.S. Agencies Will Be Selling at the 2018 Frankfurt Book Fair

Among the big titles American agents will be talking up at Frankfurt are a memoir by 'New York Times' photographer Bill Cunningham, a first novel by Jhumpa Lahiri, a middle-grade adaptation of Trevor Noah's 'Born a Crime,' and a new novel by Julie Orringer. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Big Titles U.S. Agencies Will be Selling at the 2017 Frankfurt Book Fair

Among the big titles American agents will be talking up in the rights center at Frankfurt are a memoir by David Lynch, an update on Cinderella, and a short story collection from Lionel Shriver. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2016: Two Fantasy Debuts Nabbed in Major Deals

Two fantasy series—one YA, and one adult—that sold in high six figure deals just before the Frankfurt Book Fair are drawing notice from foreign houses. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Big Titles U.S. Agencies Will be Selling at the Frankfurt Book Fair

Essay collections from Trevor Noah and Gay Talese, the debut novel from Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner, and a new adult thriller from Stephenie Meyer are among the big titles being shopped at Frankfurt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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IPR License Raffle: A Free Publishers Rights Corner Table at Frankfurt Book Fair

As pre-fair meetings with agencies and publishers' rights teams move to the grounds of Frankfurt Book Fair on October 18, a free table in the new Publishers Rights Corner is on offer. The post IPR License Raffle: A Free Publishers Rights Corner Table at Frankfurt Book Fair appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-06-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2015: Hachette's Nourry on Publishing's Big Questions

Arnaud Nourry, chairman and chief executive of Hachette Livre, answered questions on hot-button topics like self-publishing, agency pricing, and threats to copyright. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Iran threatens Frankfurt book fair boycott over Rushdie speech

Minister says The Satanic Verses author’s scheduled address next week ‘crosses one of our red lines’Iran is threatening to boycott the forthcoming Frankfurt book fair because organisers have invited Salman Rushdie to deliver the keynote address at the opening press conference. In February 1989,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2014: Canadian Poet Goes to FSG in Major Deal

In a deal closed shortly before the fair got underway, Trident Media’s Ellen Levine sold a debut novel to Farrar, Straus & Giroux’s Jonathan Galassi for a figure rumored to be in the substantial six figure range. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2014: Betting Big on Publishing’s Future

If you had $10 million to invest in a new publishing business today, with no limitations or obligations, where would you put your money? That's the question put to an opening panel at Frankfurt Book Fair's digital conference, ConTec. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2014: The Next Big Thing

As the publishing world gathers at the 2014 Frankfurt Book Fair, the book business sits on the brink of some major changes, with a wave of new services and devices poised to take digital publishing—and digital reading—to another level. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-10-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2013: WME, HC Lead the Deal-Making in Active Show

If there a theme emerged from the deal-making at this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair, it was the dominance of HarperCollins as a buyer of big books, and of William Morris Endeavor as the seller of those books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Small Demons Makes Big Splash at Frankfurt Book Fair

In his closing remarks, Frankfurt Book Fair director Juergen Boos said that 2011 was a strong year for startups at the fair. Among those startups, perhaps none had a better reception than Small Demons, in Los Angeles. “We couldn’t have asked for a better first Frankfurt Book Fair,” Small Demons... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-10-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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