‘Publishers have the responsibility and opportunity to use technology to extend their reach as well as to explore new media,’ says Galit Ariel ahead of her appearance at the Frankfurter Buchmesse.
‘I enjoyed the experience of seeing the movie,’ the Canadian author says–but only on his second viewing. Seeing his work go to the screen, Patrick deWitt says, takes some getting used to.
The Frankfurt Book Fair’s international publishing conference, The Markets, will focus this year on publishing revenue models. Charlie Redmayne will deliver the keynote.
The 20-strong Invitation Program at Frankfurter Buchmesse this year will include Macedonia’s Shkupi, a publishing house serving an Albanian readership amid many barriers to financial success.
‘In Putin’s Russia, one single government-corporation rules and owns the country,’ says Dmitry Glukhovsky, whose new ‘Text’ has sold into 14 languages and/or territories to date. It’s optioned or on submission in 16 more countries.
Marina Kameneva, head of Russia’s largest bookstore chain, Moscow Books, on the number of bookstores, book sales, and readers in Russia today.
Topping 1.15 million hardcovers in a ninth printing, Bob Woodward’s ‘Fear’ is predicted by some booksellers to surpass sales of other Trump-related titles.
A European Parliament vote this week is expected to trigger more discussion on the EU copyright directive, which has both harsh critics and supporters.
Now with an overall pool of some 35,000 registrants and about 5,000 active readers, the UK’s The Pigeonhole engages consumers ahead of a release to generate word-of-mouth.
Fueled by media coverage, journalist Bob Woodward’s new book on the Trump administration, Fear, became a No. 1 bestseller in the US before it reached a single customer.