Founded as “a place for freedom” in 1995, just a month and a half after the end of the war in Croatia, the Pula Book Fair in Croatia is a magnet for the region’s publishers and readers.
‘We’re driven by a love of what we do,’ Dar Onboz’s Nadine Touma says, as the Lebanese publishing house pursues its concept of ‘books as a tool for change.’
Peirene Press founder Meike Ziervogel is spending a year in Beirut to learn the language and translate more of the region’s literature into English.
After six decades in publishing and 13 years on Frankfurt’s Advisory Board, French book publisher Alain Gründ talks about his family’s publishing legacy.
The co-owners of Paris’ newest independent bookstore Ici say they’re convinced they can make a go of it, even as France’s market evolves.
In France, Gaël Faye made the jump from rap to fiction with the help of editor Catherine Nabokov, and his novel ‘Small Country’ is now headed to the cinema.
The former Actes Sud CEO Françoise Nyssen has been replaced today along with four other ministers. Allegations of conflicts of interest that caused her portfolio to be narrowed in July and a low-level scandal concerning building permits have plagued Nyssen for some time.
Norway’s minister of culture, along with several Norwegian authors, offered a preview of what the country will bring to its 2019 Guest of Honor program.
Continuing the discussion of femal writers in Frankfurt, a standout panel of women from the Asia Pacific region discussed gender and social perceptions of women.
As Frankfurt 2018 kicks off, Publishing Perspectives spoke with a number of literary agents about their books and deals this year.