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Serious Editors Talking Seriously About Serious Subjects

The English-language editors meeting at S. Fischer Verlag

When seven English-language editors visited Germany for meetings with their colleagues in publishing, key similarities and differences were revealed.

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Frankfurt’s Free “Global Trends in Publishing” Report

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The Frankfurt Book Fair’s new Business Club is making available the new “Global Trends in Publishing” report compiled by Rüdiger Wischenbart for free.

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Jaron Lanier to Receive 2014 Peace Prize from German Book Trade

Jaron Lanier

Jaron Lanier will receive the 2014 Peace Prize of the German Book Trade for his writing and advocacy about ‘the dangers involved when human beings are reduced to digital categories.’

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Scenes from the Tehran International Book Fair

Tehran International Book Fair

Writing for The Guardian last month, Simon Tisdall described the scene at the Tehran International Book Fair, where female skin on book covers is frowned upon.

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UK “Nibbies” Reach 25: But Why Do Industry Awards Matter?

Ursula Mackenzie of Little Brown accepted the Publisher of the Year honor.

As the UK’s top publishing industry awards —The Nibbies — celebrates 25 years. Roger Tagholm reflects on why such prizes continue to matter so much.

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Frankfurt Book Fair Announces “New Concept” for 2015

Booths and pavilions crowd the floor of Halle 8.0 at Frankfurt Book Fair 2013. By 2015, the English-language publishers will move to Halls 6 and 4. Photo: Porter Anderson

The official press release for the new concept 2015 Frankfurt Book Fair outlines numerous moves, with many impacting English-language publishers.

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Frankfurt Book Fair’s Juergen Boos on Changes for 2015

Juergen Boos, Director of the Frankfurt Book Fair (Photo: Peter Hirth / Frankfurter Buchmesse)

Frankfurt Book Fair director Juergen Boos discusses how new advancements coming to the Fair in 2015 reflect the shifting publishing and media marketplace.

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An Embassy at a Book Fair

Lucine Kasbarian

Armenian author and book publicist Lucine Kasbarian reflects on her experience explaining her culture to others, through writing, publishing, and book fairs.

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Armenia’s Publishing Industry, Coming to a Book Fair Near You

L-R: Charle Malas, Armenian Pavilion Organizer; Varujan Vosganian, Romanian-Armenian politician, economist and essayist; and Hagop Havatian, director of the Vahe Setian /Hamazkayin publishing house of Beirut.

After 500 years of publishing, Armenian writers and publishers are coming out of the shadows, and presenting a unified face at world book fairs.

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Indonesia Preps 150 Literary Translations for Frankfurt 2015

Laksmi Pamuntjak's Question of Red is one of the forthcoming translated titles.

With Indonesia as the guest of honor at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2015, some 150 Indonesian titles are being readied for translation into English and German.

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