Books priced at 15 cents, daily membership at 22 cents: India’s mobile Juggernaut platform has arrived to low-ball the competition. A publisher to watch on the new horizon of the international stage.
‘When you are from semi-democracies you don’t have the luxury of being apolitical.’ A panel in London addresses publishing in a postcolonial era: London and New York are hardly the only hubs today.
The architecture of the publishing industry today continues to transform as The Bookseller’s Philip Jones and Publishers Weekly’s Andrew Albanese discussed in a special journalists’ session at London Book Fair.
Listing 53 world ‘cities of refuge’ and 115 writers assisted with protection, ICORN looks at its success to date and needs still unmet.
Literary agencies in Scandinavia are seeing a big boost, thanks to the popularity of crime novels, which has subsequently sparked international interest in other genres.
‘Translators play an essential role in raising awareness of writers’ plight’ in many cases of peril, as was discussed in an #LBF16 Insights Seminar session.
‘The “data dilemma” is what to do with the data,” as was noted at #LBF16’s seminar in the final hours of the fair.
Is a British vertical in the offing at Open Road Integrated Media? No one is telling, but Charlie Greig says she has more than enough backlist to make one.
Telling Publishing Perspectives about her ‘good, great partnership’ with London’s Quarto, Sharjah’s Bodour bint Sultan Al Qasimi announces that Kalimat Quarto will begin distribution in early 2017.
Foreign rights buyers are turning their attention to the language of Borges and Bolaño — At last! say agents and publishers.