The spectrum of international publishing was on display on the first day of the fair, from the CEO Talk with John Sargent to the new audiobook conference, and women writers from the Asia Pacific region.
Now in its 70th year, the Frankfurt Book Fair began this year with powerful statements from opening press conference speaker Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, as well as deep market insights from experts at The Markets conference.
German author Inger-Maria Mahlke is the winner of the 2018 German Book Prize for her novel, Archipel, a family saga set in Tenerife, Spain.
Ahead of Frankfurt, Finnish publishing house Siltala has seen record-breaking sales for a book that brought in a six-figure deal at the London Book Fair in April.
Book publishing job opening: the Frankfurt Book Fair’s New York office is hiring a Key Account Manager to work with customers in the US and Canada.
At a recent seminar in New York on Arabic literature in translation, several literary translators recommended Arabic authors they’d like to see published in English.
Is there enough discussion in US publishing about Arabic literature in translation? At a seminar in New York, the publishing audience was eager to know more.
The Sheikh Zayed Book Award, Publishing Perspectives, and the Frankfurt Book Fair New York will host at seminar on Arabic literature in translation in NYC.
The latest book market statistics from Germany show that flat book sales are being generated by fewer overall book buyers. The Börsenverein calls for a focus on potential readers.
Reflecting a number of trends in international publishing, the upcoming CONTEC Mexico conference looks at how trends such as audiobooks and open access are playing out in Latin America and across the globe.