June Frankfurt Book Fair Newsletter: Argentina, China, Iran

In German Buch News by Edward Nawotka

Frankfurt Book Fair

By Mark Garcia-Prats

The June issue of the Frankfurt Book Fair newsletter was sent out today and includes a variety of articles that will interest our cosmopolitan readers, including:

Guest of Honor Argentina: literary memories of the military dictatorship

The “Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo” were clearly the focus of attention at the international symposium “The Culture of Memory” in Brussels (20 – 21 May 2010). A look back at the two-day event (20 and 21 May) in Brussels. Read More

E-books, iPad and the Chinese market

Will there soon be the Chinese “People’s iPad”? And how are e-books selling in China? Thomas Minkus, Vice-President for Creative Industries at the Frankfurt Book Fair and publisher of Publishing Perspectives was at the Global Mobile Internet Conference in Beijing and knows the answers. Read More

Light and Shadow in Tehran

How does a Swiss writer find it in Iran? Perikles Monioudis was in Tehran for the first time and during the book fair there, he read to Iranian students from his new novel Land. Here, he describes his impressions. Read More

The Tehran International Book Fair –- facts and impressions

The German language and German literature are very popular in Iran. So once again this year, crowds of visitors thronged the German Collective Stand organized by the Frankfurt Book Fair at the Tehran International Book Fair TIBF (5 to 15 May 2010). Facts and impressions from Tehran. Read More

About the Author

Edward Nawotka

A widely published critic and essayist, Edward Nawotka serves as a speaker, educator and consultant for institutions and businesses involved in the global publishing and content industries. He was also editor-in-chief of Publishing Perspectives since the launch of the publication in 2009 until January 2016.