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Near Miss for Algeria’s Kamel Daoud for Goncourt

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Unexpectedly, Algerian writer Kamel Daoud’s powerful novel, an homage to Camus, nearly took France’s top literary prize.

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Hachette UK Sees Flux in Global Rights Markets

Jason Bartholomew is Director of Subsidiary Rights for Hachette UK, and serves as Rights Director for Hodder & Stoughton, Headline Publishing Group, and John Murray Press.

Jason Bartholomew reports on international rights markets for Hachette books. Germany is a stalwart, southern Europe suffers and emerging markets are rising.

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From IPR License: Global Rights Scene Shifts East, Goes Indie

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IPR License reports that Europe and the US remain key markets for rights sales, but Turkey, the Arab World and China are increasingly active, as are self-publishers.

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Bookcase Literary Agency Makes a Global Splash with Self-Publishing

Flavia Viotti and Meire Dias, co-founders of the Bookcase Literary Agency in Brazil

Brazil’s Bookcase Literary Agency has made a name for itself after just one year in business by connecting talented, independent authors with international publishers.

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Brazil: A Year After the Guest of Honor in Frankfurt

Brazil's Guest of Honor presentation at the 2013 Frankfurt Book Fair (Photo © Frankfurter Buchmesse / Alexander Heimann

Brazilian publishers, agents and associations reflect on how Brazil’s Guest of Honor Program at the Frankfurt Book Fair impacts their business today.

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Marvel Adds Digital Comics to Kobo Catalog

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Dozens of Marvel comic book series are now available on Kobo’s digital reading platform, offering another alternative to ComiXology.

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On Patrick Modiano, the Nobel, and Translation

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While new Nobel Prize winner Patrick Modiano has been translated into 37 languages, English-language editions of his books are hard to find

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“You can’t just put stuff into English”

Frankfurt Book Fair Literary Agents and Scouts Center

Literary agents respond to Richard Charkin’s provocation that international publishers should put out their own English editions rather than selling the English rights.

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SESA: A New Publishing Collective from Southeast and South Asia

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Malaysian literary agent Linda Tan Lingard has formed an alliance of a half-dozen publishers to show off what the region’s writers have to offer at the Frankfurt Book Fair.

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Q&A with Richard Charkin, Future IPA President

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Richard Charkin, CEO of Bloomsbury and future president of the International publishers association, on copyright, authors and international rights.

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