Working ‘to avoid the traditional divisions between digital and print,’ BISG’s Brian O’Leary is ready to talk about leading the trade organization forward.
Danish Publisher Politiken Launches Polaris Publishing in Sweden
A key player in the Danish publishing market has launched a new publishing house in Sweden: can doubling her market mean twice the success?
Denmark’s Bogforum: Bringing Readers, Authors and Publishers Together
At Denmark’s largest book fair, Bogforum, director Andreas Nordkild Poulsen is working on engaging readers and giving publishers and authors a public forum.
Norway Opens Its Preparations for Frankfurt Guest of Honor 2019
Forming its steering committee three years ahead, the land of Karl Ove Knausgård and Jo Nesbø inspected the 2016 Frankfurt Book Fair Guest of Honor project.
At Frankfurt: Supply Chain Meeting to Feature Nielsen Book’s New Metadata White Papers
At the Oct. 18 EDItEUR Supply Chain Seminar at the Frankfurt Book Fair will see a presentation on ‘The Link Between Metadata and Sales’ for the USA.
Suspense at Frankfurt: Can Iceland’s ‘Blood Drop’ Winner Go the Distance?
Oskar Guðmundsson’s ‘Hilma’—with its strong female characterization and mind-of-the-murderer insights—took Iceland by storm, ‘in spite of very scarce advertising.’
Bonnier Books CEO Jacob Dalborg: ‘Digitization Is Not Necessarily Evil’
The book business hasn’t experienced disruption as dramatic as that of industries, says Jacob Dalborg. The ‘core publishing activities of acquiring, editing and publishing stories’ are resilient.
Ebook Lending Startup BookBites Tracks Children’s Reading Progress
A platform on which children’s can borrow and read ebooks, BookBites integrates visual elements and tracking tools to encourage reading and book discovery.
The Sound of Subscriptions Succeeding: Storytel Original Is Coming in Sweden
With the combined reach of his and Mofibo’s subscription services, Storytel’s Jonas Tellander says he’ll open a new audio streaming service, Storytel Original, this month.
It’s Springtime for Romance in Denmark
Romantic fiction in Denmark has mainly lived in kiosks alongside magazines — until now. New imprints are bringing it into the open.