OUP’s David Bowers discusses some of the main issues at the International Rights Directors Meeting, including Brazil, apps, and technology.
Bjartur-Verold has gained renown as the Icelandic publisher of many blockbuster English titles like Harry Potter and The Davinci Code.
Arab Hero, a new comic book start-up based in Cairo aims to create Arabic comic books featuring Arab heroes, written by Arab writers, and illustrated by Arab artists.
Brazil’s top literary agent, Lucia Riff, discusses selling buying and selling rights in Brazil and abroad, and market trends in Brazil
Once consumers migrate to Kindle, there are even more sales, with Kindle users buying three times as many books.
Entitled Ebooks Around the World, the conference attempted to provide a global perspective to an e-book market
By Erin L. Cox Publishing Perspectives is publishing live from The Frankfurt Book Fair this week (subscribe to our email edition to get twice daily coverage). And, next door to us are the delightful Frankfurt Book Fair bloggers (some of whom write regularly for Publishing Perspectives) who are giving even more timely coverage on the FBF blog. Check out the Frankfurt …
“Content is just the beginning of the conversation about e-books.” said Anobii’s Matteo Berlucchi.
A panel at of executives at Publishers Launch agreed that e-books were still three years away from reaching even 10% market penetration.
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.