With a goal of becoming Guest of Honor Philippines at Frankfurt, the market’s collective stand organizers offered work from 15 publishers.
A dedicated contingent of UK publishers are at the Frankfurt Book Fair, with plenty of meetings in their diaries but also more time to make new connections.
‘The main reason I’m here is to support the fair,’ says Brazilian children’s book publisher and IPA vice-president Karine Pansa.
Two leaders in the fields of investment and finance took questions from book industry journalists in this year’s Frankfurt Studio program.
In Hall 4.1 at Frankfurter Buchmesse, UAE stands were busy with meetings, new initiative presentations, and anticipation of upcoming fairs in Sharjah and Abu Dhabi.
‘Myanmar is totally silent in world literature,’ says publisher San Mon Aung. He and his family have left their home country for safety.
Voted one of the ‘100 Great Black Britons’ in 2020, Margaret Busby is fêted at London’s Hurlingham Club for her Lifetime Achievement International Excellence Award.
Recalled as being opinionated, decisive, and difficult as well as insightful, innovative, and impressive, David Whitaker died on August 4.
Sonny Mehta is hailed as ‘an honorable man with a good heart’ at a packed memorial service in London for the former Knopf editor-in-chief.
With 107 bookstores worldwide, Kinokuniya’s director of import and distribution, Hiroshi Sogo, gives us his international bookselling insights.