Streaming an interview with an astronaut to 60 million students in 80,000 schools in China was one of this year’s feats at the 26th Beijing Book Fair.
At China’s Asian Bookstore Forum in Xi’an, researchers cited a sharp shift, book sales moving quickly away from physical stores and over to online retail.
The UK’s International Literature Showcase presents its second curated listing of British authors, in a program devised to promote export and rights sales of UK writing.
The ‘future of culture’ and the impact of artificial intelligence are key issues in the 2019 StoryDrive Asia conference in Beijing, May 31 and June 1.
China’s Thinkingdom Media Group’s Kane Press has bought Boyds Mills Press with Kane’s Leying Jiang to head the company under the name Boyds Mills & Kane.
As the 2019 Bologna Children’s Book Fair opens, we bring you a selection of rights deals to children’s and YA titles from Slovenia, Finland, Germany, and the USA.
Ask Boos what he and his fellow book fair directors have in common, and he’ll tell you it’s what they don’t have in common that counts.
This year’s London Book Fair coincides with the arrival of the International Publishers Association’s new president and vice-president, leading ‘a conversation of public debate’ about publishers’ role amid ‘sensitive socio-cultural issues.’
The International Publishers Association and London Book Fair hold a second Freedom To Publish seminar on March 12, with Vanderbilt’s Daniel Gervais speaking that afternoon on copyright in the Charles Clark Memorial Lecture.
As China’s children’s book market matures, publishers are look at ways to develop more local talent while maintaining a balance with foreign titles.