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Islamic Cultural Encounters in Sharjah

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Roger Tagholm reports from Sharjah, where the emirate is celebrating its turn as Islamic Cultural Capital with wide-ranging festivities the drew global guests.

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A Better Kind of Algorithm

Ross Ufberg

When you’re shopping for gifts, try getting a recommendation from an actual human expert at your local bookstore, suggests Ross Ufberg of New Vessel Press.

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The Vikings of Brazil

Pasi Lohman

We interview São Paulo-based literary agent Pasi Loman who specializes in selling book rights between Brazilian and Scandinavian publishers.

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Love, Death, and Nuclear Physics: What’s Hot in the Cool North

A selection of title NORLA at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2013

Scandinavian publishers at the Frankfurt Book Fair discuss their favorite titles for the fall, for which they are selling the rights to global territories at the fair.

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Self-Publishing and the Industry: Implications and Impact

CONTEC conference speaker bloc for 24 September 2013

A discussion with nine experts from Frankfurt Academy’s CONTEC 2013 interactive learning lab on self-publishing’s implications for the industry.

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Finland’s Philip Teir on Bilingual Publishing and the Global Novel

Philip Teir has published one of Finland's most anticipated books of the Fall.

Published simultaneously in Finnish and Swedish, Philip Teir’s debut, The Winter War: A Novel of Marriage, uses the ennui of a heavy Helsinki winter to represent the global zeitgeist.

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Rovio Announces First Angry Birds Book App

Rovio announces the launch of its first book app at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2012

Finnish app giant plans to bring home the bacon with their book app, which they predict will sell millions of downloads.

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650,000 Reasons to Translate Finnish Literature

FiLi group 2012. top row, from the left: Project Manager nina Paavolainen, Communications Manager Hannele Jyrkkä, Project Manager tiina Lehtoranta, Project assistant Päivi Haarala, Project assistant Johanna Sillanpää, Departmental Secretary Merja aho, Editor in Chief Soila Lehtonen. Bottom row, from the left: Planner Johanna Pitkänen, Project Man- ager tiia Strandén, Director iris Schwanck, Project Manager Maria antas, trainee Saara Wille. (Photo: SkS/Milla Eräsaari)

Looking ahead to Finland’s turn as Guest of Honor at the Frankfurt Book Fair, lit organization FILI is offering translation support to international publishers.

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Finland, Where Reading is a Superpower

Melanie Schmitt reads at Finland's stand during the Frankfurt Book Fair 2012

The Finns’ love of books has bolstered the publishing industry in spite of global economic challenges. Read our interviews with prominent Finnish publishing pros.

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Finnish Author Sofi Oksanen Discusses Literature in Frankfurt

Finnish author Sofi Oksanen interviewed by Publishing Perspectives' Edward Nawotka at the Frankfurt Book Fair

Best-selling Finnish author Sofi Oksanen appeared at the Frankfurt Book Fair to talk about Finnish literature and her newest novel.

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