At Frankfurt’s annual CEO Talk, Macmillan CEO John Sargent took questions from journalists on ‘Fire and Fury,’ Rowohlt, and other topics.
The Federal President of Germany, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, visited the Frankfurt Book Fair and spoke with authors on stage about democracy and freedom of speech.
The spectrum of international publishing was on display on the first day of the fair, from the CEO Talk with John Sargent to the new audiobook conference, and women writers from the Asia Pacific region.
Eastern Europe and Russia were in the spotlight at the start of Frankfurt Rights Meeting this year.
As Frankfurt 2018 kicks off, Publishing Perspectives spoke with a number of literary agents about their books and deals this year. By Roger Tagholm | @RogerTagholm The LitAg and the Publishers Rights Corner continue to be successful spaces where literary agents and rights directors increasingly hold their meetings on Tuesdays. Kate Hibbert, rights manager of the UK’s Little, Brown Book Group, …
At Frankfurt’s The Markets conference, publishing experts spoke about revenue models in the book business and the need to better understand consumers.
Now in its 70th year, the Frankfurt Book Fair began this year with powerful statements from opening press conference speaker Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, as well as deep market insights from experts at The Markets conference.
Hugo Setzer’s Manual Moderno publishes some 40 new titles per year and has an active catalogue of around 400 books in Mexico, a market in which, he says, censorship “is coming very close.”
German author Inger-Maria Mahlke is the winner of the 2018 German Book Prize for her novel, Archipel, a family saga set in Tenerife, Spain.
‘What I hadn’t anticipated was just how difficult it is to start a publishing business,’ writes Richard Charkin in a Frankfurt installment of his exclusive series for Publishing Perspectives.