*+-Our regular series looking at what’s happening in a number of key publishing territories around the world peeks in on Croatia and Israel.
*+-Young French publisher Les Escales is looking to make a splash this literary season and in Frankfurt with an unconventionally produced novel from the UK.
*+-For 35 years FSG’s Roger Straus would swagger into the Frankfurt Book Fair acquiring the works of the most famous authors in the world, leaving an inimitable legacy.
*+-In a new series, IPR License’s Tom Chalmers looks at licensing issues in key publishing territories around the world. First up: North America and Denmark.
*+-To mark the 35th anniversary of the Literary Agents and Scouts Center, the Frankfurt Book Fair is asking for photo submissions from the Agents Center’s past.
*+-Lower rates and a lack of royalties make the US a less appealing market than the UK for translators, but there are some advantages and work is crossing the Atlantic.
*+-UK company IPR License has built a new platform that promises exploit dormant content via an easy-to-use system for rights holders and buyers to trade globally.
*+-There is a simple reason just don’t see that much book content transformed into new formats and platforms: books with big enough brands to license are rare.
*+-Spain’s financial crisis and slump in book sales has led Spanish-language publishers to focus on Latin America, with agents bypassing Spain to sell rights directly in the region.
*+-As search engines get more sophisticated, the ISNI—International Standard Name Identifier—has become a critical component of tracking book rights and allocating attribution.