Selling well in France, controversial François Mitterand books, love letters for the former president’s mistress, are on offer to international publishers.
At the Frankfurt Book Fair’s Weltempfang stage, speakers came together on a potentially divisive question of modern European identity in literature.
At a Frankfurt briefing, journalist-in-exile Can Dündar calls on the Turkish government to support freedom of expression.
French publishers from Senegal, Guinea and Haiti discuss their distinct challenges.
The movement to hold Tuesday rights meetings on the Frankfurt Book Fair fairgrounds gains traction as fewer literary agents flock to the ‘Hof’ hotels.
‘When you are from semi-democracies you don’t have the luxury of being apolitical.’ A panel in London addresses publishing in a postcolonial era: London and New York are hardly the only hubs today.
‘Translators play an essential role in raising awareness of writers’ plight’ in many cases of peril, as was discussed in an #LBF16 Insights Seminar session.
‘We are a little isolationist,’ Ivars Ījabs says to fellow from the Baltics in a session of constructive candor on ‘the paradox of the open culture’ at London Book Fair.
Tuesday, April 12, at #LBF16 in Olympia London’s National Hall Gallery: “Women in Comics: Is the Graphic Novel Industry Failing To Recognise Female Creators?”
London Book Fair-bound publishers and agents from several regions of the world share their latest rights deals and highlights from their spring lists.