This year’s group of Zev Birger Fellows for the Jerusalem International Book Fair will see the event coincide for the first time with Hebrew Book Week.
Literary agent Stephanie Barrouillet is preparing her rights list of French, Spanish and international children’s books to showcase at the Bologna Book Fair
Our international publishing colleagues tell us which books are on their holiday gift lists this year. We wish you happy holidays and a wonderful New Year.
Calls are out now for June’s Jerusalem International Book Fair fellows and London’s ‘Introduction to Rights’ program registration.
International publishing rights agent Stephanie Barrouillet of Tel Aviv describes the effects of a short-lived fixed-price law, just repealed by Israel.
Promising that the Kafka-Brod papers will be made ‘accessible in the broadest way for generations to come,’ a long legal controversy comes to an end at the National Library of Israel.
‘The world of publishing has evolved one small step and then stopped,’ says a digital entrepreneur, one of three whose Israeli startup is collaborating with the venerable Oxford University Press.
Israel has repealed its Law for the Protection of Literature and Writers, which required fixed book prices for 18 months and minimum author royalty rates.
Ben Denckla outlines the challenges of creating reflowable digital texts that incorporate challenging elements present in a wide variety of Jewish books.
When it comes to catering to Millennials, Total BooX believes that eliminating the friction in the traditional ebook purchasing process is key.