Richard Charkin’s ‘lessons for survival’ include making ‘cash flow and profit more important than prizes and warm feelings.’
Updating his first Publishing Perspectives column published four years ago, Richard Charkin offers a fresh look at trade book publishing.
The ‘essential elements of the Frankfurter Buchmesse experience,’ Richard Charkin says, come along with some suffering.
The IPA ‘Sustainability Summit’ becomes a strong draw, this year pulling a full house to its session at the Congress Center.
At Frankfurter Buchmesse, ‘The stands constructed with huge enthusiasm are a testament to optimism,’ Richard Charkin writes.
Brexit bites as Richard Charkin takes his place in line at Flughafen Frankfurt for the big trade show.
Having signed the new ‘Publishing 2030 Accelerator’ for climate action, Richard Charkin offers ‘a checklist, incomplete, possibly incoherent.’
‘The whole creative industry would be undermined,’ writes Richard Charkin, by the copyright exception promoted in the United Kingdom.
Richard Charkin offers ‘a heartfelt apology,’ writing that he now finds literary agents ‘trusted go-betweens and understanding partners.’
Drawing on his medical-student days, Richard Charkin examines some of the ‘vestigial’ traditions in international book publishing.