Lebanon’s Nasser Jarrous has been fostering understanding between the Arab World and the West by helping open ‘closed markets,’ such as Qatar and Saudi Arabia.
The embattled Hong Kong International Literary Festival had a resurgence this year, underscoring cross-cultural connections between Asia and the West.
Malta’s biggest book fair displays the country’s varied cultural influences and serves as a showcase for its small, dynamic publishing industry.
Questioned whether North Korea could join the International Publishers Association, IPA President Richard Charkin grinned and gave a simple answer.
Kenyan publishing is in a perpetual fight for survival, but sees potential in the digital revolution to open new means of distribution and production.
A new literature festival in Odessa on the Black Se , featuring Ukrainians and Russians together, underscored the role literature plays in civil discourse.
At the Rio Book Fair, agent Liana Suppressa finds the Brazilian rights market has cooled, but there are still opportunities to sell YA, children’s books and bestsellers.
The number of bookstores in Sweden is declining, but those still in business are now getting out of the red, benefitting from poor online competition.
Look beyond crime and discover the latest Swedish titles that were on display at the 2015 Göteborg Book Fair, including fiction, children’s and YA books.
Representatives from Hungary, a market focus at this year’s Göteborg Book Fair, were openly criticized for the country’s harsh treatment of refugees.