Wrapping up the year, Publishing Perspectives contributors share their top books of the 2015. Today, Olivia Snaije reports from Paris.
From Bookwitty: ‘It’s generally agreed that writing by women in Japan dominates the literary scene,’ translator Lucy North tells Olivia Snaije.
For Italian literary agent Laura Ceccacci, marketing her authors is a creative endeavor. Olivia Snaije spoke with her at the Frankfurt Book Fair.
Olivia Snaije and Mitch Albert’s new book ‘Keep Your Eye on the Wall: Palestinian Landscapes’ offers a challenging, witty, and altogether unique look at the West Bank barrier.
Olivia Snaije looks at what makes French children’s publishing unique, particularly the illustration and attention to detail.
French booksellers say the annual introduction of new books is about the same as usual, but the consumers’ readiness is challenging.
French publishers–whose collective stand is a longtime fixture at trade shows–are in a wait-and-see position on the digital Buchmesse.
In an upcoming digital discussion, World Kid Lit, focused on translated literature for children, will hear from translators.
Taking advantage of the weekend’s UN-led emphasis on small business, many in publishing are pointing to the role these shops play in the world industry.
As the phrase goes in French, ‘l’union fait la force’—unity creates strength. International-language bookstores in Paris are coming together for mutual support.