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One Question Interviews at the Frankfurt Book Fair

Jacques Testard

Publishing Perspectives spoke with Sam Elsworthy of the New Zealand Publishers Association, Jacques Testard of Fitzcarraldo Editions, Ailish White and Hannah Lyons of Liberties Press.

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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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One Question Interview: EJ van Lanen, Frisch & Co

EJ van Lanen at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2014

At the Frankfurt Book Fair, publisher EJ van Lanen talks about e-books in translation as a way to broaden the reach of a title internationally.

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When Publishing Begins to Look Like a Bad Relationship

Edward Nawotka, Editor-in-Chief, Publishing Perspectives

On the eve of the 2014 Frankfurt Book Fair, Ed Nawotka wonders if publishers, booksellers, and authors need to closely examine their relationships with each other.

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Amazon Announces Crowdsourced Publishing Program

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There’s a new crowdsourced publishing program from Amazon “which is so new that it doesn’t yet have a launch day, URL, or even a name.”

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Life and Death at Frankfurt

Barbara Zitwer

Literary agent Barbara J. Zitwer reflects on the pivotal role the Frankfurt Book Fair has played in her life and career.

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Does British Humor Translate Across the Pond?

Angus Thong and Full Frontal Snogging

Do American readers really need a glossary to help define colloquial British words and phrases, particularly ones that signal humor?

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Honoring Women’s Books in Translation: It’s Time

Katy Derbyshire

Writing on the blog Love German Books, translator Katy Derbyshire makes the call for a prize honoring women authors in translation.

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Can Russia Curb Its Cultural PR Problem with Cash?

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Russia is looking at investing some $210 million to foster more translation and counter the decline in interest in its literature as a result of poor, post-Soviet PR.

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