As the book’s international rights sales power on, Lunde–no stranger to film development–is in a second deal with Anonymous Content’s new Nordic unit.
Capping this year’s BookFest events at Frankfurt will be an evening with Margaret Atwood, Maja Lunde, Elif Shafak, Colson Whitehead, and Ken Follett.
With an emphasis on current affairs and diversity, the 2020 BookFest outreach program of Frankfurter Buchmesse is open for submissions.
Publishers, journalists, business leaders, and policy makers are part of the first group of speakers announced for the IPA’s world congress in Norway.
Overall visitor numbers were up at the 2019 Frankfurter Buchmesse, where rights trade was brisk and events addressed timely topics including Brexit, feminism, racism, and climate crisis.
Termed a ‘shock announcement’ by the Booker Foundation, a 1993 rule against splitting the Booker is defied by this year’s jury, led by Peter Florence.
With an emphasis on the climate crisis and humans’ effects on Earth’s ecosystems, Frankfurter Buchmesse’s Weltempfang may be one of the fair’s busiest hubs
Centered in a 2,300-square-meter guest of honor pavilion at Frankfurter Buchmesse, Norway’s cultural and literary projects are coming into focus.
On the first tour to Cannes of publishers and literary agents, Norway’s Thomas Mala says the experience was worthwhile. He’s ready to go again next year.
Promising that ‘freedom of expression and the desire for critical debate’ will be part of the Norway Guest of Honor program at Frankfurter Buchmesse, Norwegian authors discuss their work and culture at a news conference in Leipzig.