*+-Livres Canada Books facilitates networking and connections to help the international publishing community to discover the latest from the vibrant Canadian publishing market.
*+-The inaugural Designers & Books Fair will take place October 26-28, 2012, on the campus of the Fashion Institute of Technology, in Manhattan.
*+-How should the world’s biggest book fair cater to self-published and indie authors? And if they did serve up a suitable agenda, would you indie author attend?
*+-Five years on Brittany’s Etonnants Voyageurs, has joined the World Alliance partnership of literary festivals, and is promoting translation and rights sales.
*+-People are looking for a reliable alternative to the so-called authorities, be they politicians, bankers or media, who are so often wrong. Books provide that.
*+-Despite European economic woes, the Czech Republic’s major book fair thrived, aided by a neighborly focus, underscoring the strong draw of good literature.
*+-Publishing Perspectives has published a special London Book Fair Edition with features, panel previews, author profiles, editorials and more. Download it here.
*+-The Frankfurt Book Fair takes its cross-media StoryDrive conference to Beijing, May 29-30, offering matchmaking services for publishers and technologists.
*+-The controversial withdrawal of Spain’s FGEE from the Buenos Aires Book Fair as a reaction to import/export controls won’t diminish the Fair, says director.
*+-Spain’s Virtual Book Fair took place between the 6-12 March and experienced first-time afflictions, but offered an interesting model for interaction.