Frankfurt Book Fair director Juergen Boos outlines why intellectual property is even more important in the digital age and how Frankfurt will reflect that priority in 2016.
‘My personal highlight will be meeting the amazing Judith Kerr,’ Jacks Thomas tell us in a pre-London Book Fair chat. She’s readying, again, ‘a global platform’ for the books industry.
As the Bologna Book Fair kicks off, download our special report on publishers and books from this year’s Guest of Honor country, Germany.
Not only BookExpo America but also its consumer-facing BookCon will be in Chicago in May, trading New York’s Javits Center for the McCormick Place complex.
There is, observers say, ‘a group of readers, albeit growing slowly, who are fans of Chinese literature and see it as a way to learn more about China.’
The Casablanca Book Fair hosted its first rights hub, which brought together passionate publishers and agents for discussions of Arabic, African and francophone literature.
American and international publishers attended the 2016 Havana Book Fair in hopes of finding new opportunities in an economically friendlier Cuba.
Writers in Zimbabwe have created a traveling book fair and are marshaling social media to build direct bonds with impoverished readers.
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.