Best of Publishing Perspectives 2010: Europe

In Europe by Hannah Johnson

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Publishing Perspectives aims to bring you new and important stories from the international publishing community, stories that don’t always get reported in English. Today, we present our list of this year’s best stories from Europe that represent the major issues and developments there over the last 12 months.

France

France’s Fnac Introduces FnacBook, E-Reader War Heats Up
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French Publishers Launch E-book Distribution Platform
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New Study Finds Dramatic Difference Between Author Rights in Germany, Spain, France and UK
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Germany

Making Open Access Pay
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Online Bookselling in Germany: Word-of-mouth vs. Online Search
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Germany’s Thalia Bookstore to Launch Dedicated E-Reader in October
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Germany Challenges Google Books at Its Own Game
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Spain

In Spain, Two Special Alliances Form to Tackle E-Books Head On
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Full Details of Spain’s Libranda E-book Platform Launch
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UK

Report from the UK’s FutureBook Conference: Bringing Great Writers into the Digital, Multimedia Mix
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What Publishers Today Can Learn from Allen Lane: Fearlessness
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Author Contracts 2.0: Putting Cash Before Copyright and Control
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“E-book ISBN Mess Needs Sorting Out,” Say UK Publishers
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About the Author

Hannah Johnson

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Hannah Johnson is the publisher of international book industry magazine Publishing Perspectives, which provides daily information and news about book markets around the world. In addition to building partnerships with international cultural and trade organizations, she works with the Frankfurt Book Fair to organize and support a number of its overseas initiatives. Hannah has also worked as the managing editor for an online media company, The Hooch Life, focused on craft distillers and cocktail experts. Prior to that, she worked as a project manager for the Frankfurt Book Fair’s New York office, managing various business and marketing activities.