Agents sound off on key emerging markets, digital issues, agents-turned-publishers, the growth of film rights, and more prior to the start of the Frankfurt Book Fair.
At Madrid’s LIBER, 60 US librarians were invited guests of America Reads Spanish and the ALA, with goal of exposing them to a diversity of materials for their patrons.
E-books, royalties, territoriality, piracy, agents as publishers, publishers as booksellers, on the agenda for UK book community at this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair.
Digitization, translation, and copyright issues are the focus of a new circuit of publishing conferences in India — further proof India’s publishers intend to stay ahead of the curve.
French publishing service provider Jouve is launching an Innovation Department which is expected to deliver more than 20% of the turnover of the company 3 years.
Digital has disrupted scholarly publishing too, according to the 4th ALPSP International conference, organized by the Association of Learned and Professional Scholarly Publishers.
Paris literary agent Pierre Astier looked beyond an exclusively French clientele and discovered award-winning talent in places such as Macedonia and Iceland.
Children’s book publishers are enchanted by interactive apps, but forgoing the inherent market advantages of the basic e-book is a big mistake.
Gabe Zicherman explains that most people don’t buy books for a love of reading, but to be transported to another reality — something gamification can deliver.
Milan-based 40K Books is convinced that less is more, and offers e-books that can be read in 60 minutes or less.