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For Its 50th, l’école des loisirs Offers Paris a Visual Feast

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To mark its 50th birthday, children’s publisher l’école des loisirs is exhibiting 70 illustrations—of which 70% are original—at the Paris Salon du Livre.

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Greek Literature Abroad: A Modern Odyssey (Part 2)

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In the second of a two part investigation, literary agent Evangelia Avloniti considers the economic reasons why so little Greek literature is translated.

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Greek Literature Abroad: A Modern Odyssey (Part 1)

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In the first of a two-part series, literary agent Evangelia Avloniti considers the cultural reasons why so little Greek literature is translated.

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Should Greece Deregulate Its Book Market?

The post-crisis publishing industry in Greece is something of a crumbling edifice.

Among the suggestions to improve Greece’s economy has been the prescription that it deregulate the book market, yet several people oppose this view.

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Should Europe Develop a Pan-European Ebook Platform?

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Is a pan-European ebook platform still a viable option? Or has ebook platform development progressed so far that it has rendered the point moot?

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Mylibreto: Spanish Start-up Offers Social Analytics Tool

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Spanish digital start-up Mylibretto offers advanced widgets to help publishers promote titles online, while offering analytics and sales data.

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Italian Ebook Market Estimated to Grow 30-40% in 2015

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Marcello Vena of AllBrain’s recent survey of the Italian book market estimates Italian ebook sales nearing €60m, and growing 30-40% in 2015.

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Turkish Book Rights Market Buffeted by Currency Fluctuations

Amy Marie Spangler of the AnatoliaLit Literary Agency

Amy Marie Spangler of the AnatoliaLit Agency surveys the Turkish book market and the challenges it faces due to currency and political fluctuations.

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Dutch Court Shutters Ebook Resale Site…For Now

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A Dutch appeals court has forced the closure of online ebook reseller Tom Kabinet until the company can prove all books for sale were legally obtained.

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Oui, French Readers are Just as E-Trashy as Everyone Else

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French readers like many trashy books just as much everyone else; Americans are the most unlikely to finish a book…and more insights from e-book pros.

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