The Man Booker Prize Gets a Triple Highlight at Frankfurt Book Fair

Six days before the announcement of the winner of the 2016 Man Booker Prize, Frankfurt Book Fair will have three events in recognition of its international influence. The post The Man Booker Prize Gets a Triple Highlight at Frankfurt Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Benedict Wells, plus Man Booker International prize and London book fair news – books podcast

On this week’s show, Claire and Sian return from wandering around the London book fair to chat about the big books snapped up at this year’s event. What will we be reading in 2019 and 2020? The shortlist for the 2018 Man Booker International prize for translated fiction was also announced, and... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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At London Book Fair: The Man Booker International Prize Longlist

From nine languages on three continents, the Man Booker International Prize will again split the winners' award between author and translator. The post At London Book Fair: The Man Booker International Prize Longlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: Dohle Highlights Stability of the Book Business

Penguin Random House CEO Markus Dohle praised the slow, but continuous growth of the book business around the world and noted the “healthy co-existence" of the print and digital markets. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2013: Terézia Mora Wins German Book Prize

On the eve of the Frankfurt Book Fair, Her Das Ungeheuer was honored as the year's best German-language novel. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Man Booker’s Shortlisted Authors, London Book Fair’s Literacy Charity

The Man Booker Prize for Fiction (October 16) is preceded by a series of events with shortlisted authors, and London Book Fair has opened its search for its official 2019 literacy charity. The post Industry Notes: Man Booker’s Shortlisted Authors, London Book Fair’s Literacy Charity appeared... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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IKEA and the Man Booker Prize Create Reading Rooms With Free Books

From July 31 to August 5, IKEA Wembley shoppers in London can book slots in its new Reading Room, featuring books on the 2018 Man Booker Prize for Fiction longlist. And they'll get to take their book home free of charge. The post IKEA and the Man Booker Prize Create Reading Rooms With Free Books... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-07-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Man Booker International Prize Longlist: Books Translated From 10 Languages

Europe, Asia, South America, and the Middle East are represented in this year's 13 longlisted books for the Man Booker International Prize, which divides its £50,000 award between translator and author. This year: 108 titles were considered. The post Man Booker International Prize Longlist:... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Man Booker prize to accept books published in Ireland for the first time

Until now, Irish authors without a UK publisher had been excluded from the coveted prize for literary fictionAn anomaly in the Man Booker prize rules that made books published in Ireland ineligible for the £50,000 award because they were not published in the UK has been removed, after years of... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Man Booker Prize: the highs and lows of the books in contention

What a to-do there has been about this year's Man Booker Prize. First, it was the shortcomings of the longlist, which, according to Britain's Telegraph, had "overlooked some of the year's most exciting releases". Then, of course, it was all about the shortlist, which had too many Americans on... Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2017-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair, Highlights and Outlooks: ‘Optimism and Confidence’

The world's controversies and struggles, say Frankfurt Book Fair organizers, are opportunities for the books industry to show the world the value of literature. The post Frankfurt Book Fair, Highlights and Outlooks: ‘Optimism and Confidence’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Industry Notes: Book Fair Attendance Figures, Carolin Emcke’s Prize

As Frankfurt Book Fair’s press officers report a slight increase in trade-visitor attendance this year, the German trade gives Carolin Emcke its 2016 peace prize. A reminder here that many more articles of this kind bring to light various moments and programs at the just-ended Frankfurt Book... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Your starter for 10: highlights of Frankfurt Book Fair 2016

Tom Tivnan selects some of the highlights from the Frankfurt Book Fair 2016's events programme. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Who won the 2015 Man Booker Prize and finalists for National Book Awards

A Jamaican-born writer took the Man Booker Prize for the first time, while some authors are in the running for the National Book Award in America. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Man Booker Prize announces vloggers 'book club'

The Man Booker Prize has announced a vloggers book club featuring five popular “BookTubers” living in the UK who will be following the prize. The prize has invited five popular literary YouTubers to be part of the inaugural book club: Jen Campbell, Leena Normington, Jean Menzies, Lauren... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Richard Flanagan takes the Man Booker Prize, National Book Awards finalists are announced

Flanagan took the Man Booker Prize for his book 'The Narrow Road to the Deep North,' while works such as 'All the Light We Cannot See,' by Anthony Doerr and 'Age of Ambition,' by Evan Osnos made the cut for the National Book Award shortlists. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2015: In Surprise, Frankfurt Book Fair Attendance Rises

Despite a sluggish global economy and political turmoil, official attendance for the 2015 Frankfurt Book Fair rose modestly over 2014. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2015: The New, Digital Faces of the Frankfurt Book Fair

For all the talk of ebooks, and the state of the book market, the number of new digital startups at the Frankfurt Book Fair is an indicator of the industry's health. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-15 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 2019: Markus Dohle Is Sold on the Future of the Book

In a reception at Penguin Random House's stand at the Frankfurt Book Fair, global CEO Markus Dohle again expressed his confidence in the future for both his company and the book industry in general. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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