‘Following the collapse of the Soviet Union in the 1990s, we have essentially risen from the dead, and only 25 years later, here we are.’ Frankfurt’s Guest of Honor, Georgia, says Gvantsa Jobava, is ready.
‘Our culture is perfectly compatible with the values of the free world.’ Gvantsa Jobava is guest editor of the September issue of ‘Words Without Borders,’ as Georgia prepares to be Guest of Honor at Frankfurter Buchmesse.
Tbilisi has been named UNESCO’s 2021 World Book Capital, and the Georgian city will have the honor handed over to it by Kuala Lumpur.
The 21st annual Tbilisi International Book Fair’s focus country is Finland, and the International Publishers Association will help open the event on May 30.
Citing aggressive competition from a Moscow-based copyright organization, a new campaign calls for support for the Georgian Copyright Association.
Working to build a global, supportive community of women in publishing, the first PublisHer’s dinner brought together some 30 women making a difference in the book business.
In organizational and corporate changes this month, the International Publishers Association’s elections refresh committees while Penguin Random House US repositions Crown Publishing.
In its general assembly seated at Frankfurt, the 65-nation, 76-organization International Publishers Association has affirmed Mexico’s Hugo Setzer and the UAE’s Bodour Al Qasimi to the new leadership cycle beginning January 1.
At 10:30 a.m. daily, join us on the International Stage, Hall 5.1 (A128), for talks on the industry and subscriptions, publishing and politics, and augmented reality at its most practical.
‘It’s hard to keep up with Trump’s outrages,’ says Max Boot, the conservative author and historian who sounds the alarm about the GOP in his new release.
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