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Virtual Sci-Fi Book Festival Makes Backlist Sexy Again

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Sam Missingham explains how HarperCollins UK’s recent Virtual Sci-fi Festival leveraged new platforms to connect backlist authors with new readers.

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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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HarperCollins Rings in LBF in Traditional Style

Christopher North with Kate Jackson (far left) and Susan Katz (middle), both from HC US Childrens.

HarperCollins’ annual pre-LBF launch party is an annual mainstay: think Downton Abbey, only with agents and publishers, rather than butlers and footmen.

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Gertrude Stein: The Making of a Children’s Book

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Gertrude Stein’s children’s book, The World is Round, is 75 this year and is being rereleased by Harper Design in a reproduction of the book’s first edition from 1939.

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Videos from Frankfurt: Brazil, Predictions, Charlie Redmayne, and Casper Grathwohl

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On the first day of the 2013 Frankfurt Book Fair, the Publishing Perspectives video team interviewed agents, publishers and organizers about their expectations for the near future of the industry.

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Scribd CEO Aims for $1 Billion in Revenue from Ebook Subscriptions

Trip Adler needs more major publishers to sign on to Scribd.

Scribd formally launched ebook subscriptions today and the company CEO said he believes the service could eventually produce $1 billion in annual revenue.

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Can Charlie Redmayne Lead HarperCollins UK to Victory?

Charlie Redmayne

Ex-army man Charlie Redmayne may have left Pottermore to take the helm at HarperCollins UK, but he’s not taking sides in the war between print and digital.

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What Does the HarperCollins UK Redmayne Appointment Really Mean?

Charlie Redmayne, standing 6' 5" and one of the few former military men to run a publishing house, would be an intimidating presence in the net.

With former Pottermore CEO Redmayne running HarperCollins UK, publishers wonder what his appointment foretells about the future of the book business.

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The Swinging Door to Publishing’s C-Suite

Victoria Barnsle, soon to be ex-CEO Harper Collins.

At the highest levels of publishing the expectation of being fired or restructured is almost a job requirement, as demonstrated by several job changes this week.

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