Do extravagant stands at book fairs make a difference? Are they a mere splurge, or might they spark the interest of an investor or catch the eye of an author or agent?
The Bogota International Book Fair convenes nearly the entire Colombian publishing industry and focuses on bringing the region’s books and authors to the public.
Amsterdam will take on the role of city of honor at the upcoming Buenos Aires Book Fair and strengthen the relationship between Latin America and Holland.
If you’ll be attending the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair and have a great story to tell, a big piece of news, or just want to say hello, let us know.
As executive director of FIL Guadalajara, Nubia Macías, demonstrated her staunch support for freedom of speech. And two related events may have led to her resignation.
Julieta Lionetti questions why Planeta was ever seduced by the tens of millions of Spanish-speaking Americans and if the Guadalajara Book Fair is following in its footsteps.
A preview of the 50th Bologna Book Fair includes the TOC Bologna program, Sweden as the Guest of Honor Country, and a list of award winners recognized during the fair.
The London Book Fair will feature Korea—a top ten, yet underserved market—as the Market Focus country of the 2014 Fair. The program will showcase business opportunities in Korea.
Jacks Thomas, currently CEO at Midas PR, will take over as new director of the London Book Fair in January 2013, succeeding Alistair Burtenshaw.
Is there an argument to be made in favor of state intervention in the book trade? If the growth of the book trade in Sharjah is any evidence, the answer is yes.