Feature Articles

News, trends and opinions on book publishing from around the world. Our feature articles are written by journalists, authors, digital innovators and publishing professionals, each with specific knowledge and experience in their respective international markets.

Cairo Book Fair to Launch Professional Program

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In 2015 the Cairo International Book Fair will launch its first-ever professional program, which will run from January 29 through 31.

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7 Ideas to Help You Anticipate the Future of Publishing

Ewan Morrison says the rule of seven can help you anticipate the next big publishing trend.

Ewan Morrison explains how the ‘seven big ideas in the world’ dominate culture and can help you prepare for the next book publishing trends.

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Seeking a Balance in Paying Translators in Germany

Richard Stoiber (Photo: Katja Heil)

The new system of paying German translators actually can punish the publisher for having a bestseller in some cases, argues Richard Stoiber of Matthes & Seitz.

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In Afghanistan, Fledgling Publishing Industry Takes First Steps

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Post-Taliban, a nascent publishing industry has emerged in Afghanistan, with hundreds of titles being published in Dari, Pashto, Uzbek and English.

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Download: Friday’s Frankfurt Book Fair 2014 Show Daily

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Get the latest news from the Frankfurt Book Fair, including publisher interviews, discussions with book industry thought leaders, event listings and more.

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Download: Thursday’s Frankfurt Book Fair 2014 Show Daily

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Download our Frankfurt Show Daily for Thursday, 9 October. This issue includes a report on HarperCollins’ international plans, interviews with publishers from around the world and more.

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Amazon’s International Treasure Hunt

Sarah Jane Gunther of AmazonCrossing

In just four years, the Seattle giant has become one of the leading publishers of translated fiction in the United States. And now, it is working on Germany.

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Download: Wednesday’s Frankfurt Book Fair 2014 Show Daily

Download our Frankfurt Book Fair Show Daily for Wednesday, 8 October 2014

Download our Frankfurt Book Fair Show Daily for Wednesday, 8 October 2014 to find out what was discussed in the Tuesday conferences and what’s going on at the Fair today.

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Download: Tuesday’s Frankfurt Book Fair 2014 Show Daily

Download our Frankfurt Book Fair show daily for Tuesday, 7 October 2014

Download our Frankfurt Book Fair Show Daily for Tuesday, October 7, 2014. Read about VIP speakers, international rights and licensing, digital publishing platforms and more.

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Publishers Slowly Abandon Paris’ Chic 6th

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Parisian publishers are getting priced out of their traditional digs in Paris’s Chic Saint-Germain-des-Prés in the 6th arrondissement.

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