A posthumous novel by Roberto Bolaño and new works by Guatemala’s Rodrigo Rey Rosa and Mexicans Mario Bellatin and Laia Jufresa are among Frankfurt’s Latin American rights harvest. It’s post-“boom” in Latin America’s literary output, as agent Cristóbel Pera puts it: powerful new voices breaking out on the world stage…and awaiting the rights action at Frankfurt Book Fair. — Porter …
As he contemplates speaking on October 18 at Frankfurt Book Fair’s The Markets conference, Spain’s Daniel Fernández talks of struggles in cultural shifts, copyright, and piracy.
On a trade mission to Brazil, a United Arab Emirates publishing group finds sharp interest among Latin American colleagues in Arabic-Portuguese rights.
Rising global interest in Latin American writers is boosting translation, says Mexican author Álvaro Enrigue, especially from young editors in the US and UK
In honor of his body of work focusing on individual destiny in extreme situations, Manea is the first Romanian to win Guadalajara International Book Fair’s annual $150,000 award.
Amid falling book production, sagging sales, low readership, and higher book prices, one of Brazil’s key publishing events opens next week, the industry looking for ways forward.
Publishers reportedly are concerned by education ministry plans to buy fewer books for schools, expected to result in the lowest levels of such purchases in five years.
The Portuguese translation of The Da Vinci Code launched the fortunes of Brazilian publisher Arqueiro. Tomás Pereira now sees sales down 20% from 2015.
With a major Arab presence in the Latin American world, how much do the regions’ book industries trade? The UAE’s Bodour Al Qasimi leads a trade mission.
One of the nation’s largest, Mexico’s bookstore chain named for Mahatma Gandhi increasingly depends on non-book sales to stay ahead, according to the company’s marketing manager.