At an event organized by Byte the Book and the Frankfurt Book Fair, publishers looked at how social pressures influence publishing.
Norway’s minister of culture, along with several Norwegian authors, offered a preview of what the country will bring to its 2019 Guest of Honor program.
In its general assembly seated at Frankfurt, the 65-nation, 76-organization International Publishers Association has affirmed Mexico’s Hugo Setzer and the UAE’s Bodour Al Qasimi to the new leadership cycle beginning January 1.
There’s special interest at Frankfurt in the new category for translated literature, as the 2018 National Book Awards in America announce finalists.
In many stand-out events at the Frankfurt Book Fair, one of the biggest topics is just how much women’s leadership has begun to surface this year.
Continuing the discussion of femal writers in Frankfurt, a standout panel of women from the Asia Pacific region discussed gender and social perceptions of women.
At Frankfurt’s annual CEO Talk, Macmillan CEO John Sargent took questions from journalists on ‘Fire and Fury,’ Rowohlt, and other topics.
The Federal President of Germany, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, visited the Frankfurt Book Fair and spoke with authors on stage about democracy and freedom of speech.
The spectrum of international publishing was on display on the first day of the fair, from the CEO Talk with John Sargent to the new audiobook conference, and women writers from the Asia Pacific region.
Eastern Europe and Russia were in the spotlight at the start of Frankfurt Rights Meeting this year.