The coming Frankfurter Buchmesse Guest of Honor program is off to an agile start, as we feature several foreign rights hits from Norway–plus work from Germany and India–in our first 2019 Rights Roundup.
In a taut tale of radicalization and jihad, Norway’s Demian Vitanza contributes ‘This Life or the Next’ to a long season of top-notch political literature.
Norway’s minister of culture, along with several Norwegian authors, offered a preview of what the country will bring to its 2019 Guest of Honor program.
At Frankfurter Buchmesse’s new Frankfurt Pavilion by day and in city venues by night, an expanded BookFest program focuses on bringing more authors to the fair and to the public this October.
The new 300-seat performance and presentation space being created for the Agora at the center of the Frankfurter Buchmesse is designed to be dismantled and stored from year to year.
Only 14 of 205 respondents to an unprecedented Authors Guild survey said that 100 percent of their income is from translation and related activities.
Publishers and agents report positive meetings and rights sales, and Frankfurt responds to political disputes by reaffirming its commitment to freedom of expression.
The recently launched ENLIT, the European Network for Literary Translation, aims to develop international literature and translation funding programs.
Forming its steering committee three years ahead, the land of Karl Ove Knausgård and Jo Nesbø inspected the 2016 Frankfurt Book Fair Guest of Honor project.
Business, the arts, and ambassadors: New dispatches from Frankfurt Book Fair focus on a new cultural marketplace, Guests of Honour, and the Business Club.