Frankfurt Show Daily cover Friday 12 October 2012

Frankfurt Show Daily for Friday, 12 October 2012

In What's the Buzz by Hannah Johnson

On the final trade-only day of the Frankfurt Book Fair, we bring you news about announcement and events from Thursday. Rovio announces a new book app and expects to sell millions of downloads. New Zealand editors presented their favorite books of the season at a buzz panel, and Faber’s Will Atkinson discusses the secrets behind Faber’s successful branding strategy. E-book sales are up in Italy and in Australia as print sales continue to fall. But thanks to the success of Fifty Shades of Grey, erotica has proven to be a growth area for many international publishers.

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About the Author

Hannah Johnson

Hannah Johnson is the Publisher of Publishing Perspectives. Before joining PP in 2009, she worked as Project Manager at the German Book Office New York. Find her on Twitter @hannahsjohnson.