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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

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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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Lutz Seiler Wins 2014 German Book Prize

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51-year-old poet Lutz Seiler has won the prestigious 2014 German Book Prize for his first novel, Kruso, which plays off the story of Robinson Crusoe.

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An Affluent Affinity: Dutch/German Publishing Relations

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Reintje Gianotten of the Dutch Foundation for Literature discusses the symbiotic relationship between German and Dutch publishing and its long history.

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Life and Death at Frankfurt

Barbara Zitwer

Literary agent Barbara J. Zitwer reflects on the pivotal role the Frankfurt Book Fair has played in her life and career.

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Spiritualism and the Death of the Hero in the Internet Age

Alexander Bard

Frankfurt Book Fair StoryDrive speaker and Swedish provocateur, Alexander Bard, argues that the internet is engendering a new collective spirituality.

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