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Is Translation Stronger in France, Germany or the UK?

Alexandra Buchler

A panel at the Frankfurt Book Fair compared international literature and translation in France, Germany, and the United Kingdom.

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Are There Too Many Books?

Tanja Tuma

The total number of books in print hit 28 million in English in 2013, but are there enough readers to justify so much publishing?

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Seeking a Balance in Paying Translators in Germany

Richard Stoiber (Photo: Katja Heil)

The new system of paying German translators actually can punish the publisher for having a bestseller in some cases, argues Richard Stoiber of Matthes & Seitz.

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Amazon’s International Treasure Hunt

Sarah Jane Gunther of AmazonCrossing

In just four years, the Seattle giant has become one of the leading publishers of translated fiction in the United States. And now, it is working on Germany.

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Editorial from Frankfurt: Why We Can’t Afford to Stand Still

Edward Nawotka, Editor-in-Chief, Publishing Perspectives

Ed Nawotka reflects from the Frankfurt Book Fair about HarperCollins’ move into Germany and why publishers must continue to evolve.

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HarperCollins Sets Sights on Continental Europe

HarperCollins President and CEO, Brian Murray, speaks at the 2014 Frankfurt Book Fair

At the Frankfurt Book Fair’s CEO Talk, HarperCollins CEO Brian Murray spoke about the company’s acquisition of Harlequin and its expansion into Germany.

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Stop Trying to Sell Rights to Us!

Richard Charkin, Executive Director of Bloomsbury, delivers the keynote speech at Frankfurt's Rights Directors Meeting.

Non-English language publishers should publish in English themselves, argues Bloomsbury’s Richard Charkin in his keynote speech at the Frankfurt Book Fair.

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German Writer Siegfried Lenz Dies at 88

siegfried lenz dies at 88 photo iris kruse

Siegfried Lenz, an influential literary figure in post-War Germany, died on October 7, 2014. His publisher at Hoffmann und Campe reflects on the writer’s career.

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One Question Interview: EJ van Lanen, Frisch & Co

EJ van Lanen at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2014

At the Frankfurt Book Fair, publisher EJ van Lanen talks about e-books in translation as a way to broaden the reach of a title internationally.

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CONTEC Conference 2014: Big Data’s Crystal Ball

Viktor Mayer-Schönberger spoke at the 2014 Frankfurt Book Fair about Big Data.

At the Frankfurt Book Fair’s CONTEC conference, Viktor Mayer-Schönberger spoke about how big data can revolutionize publishers’ products, services and insights.

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