Telling Publishing Perspectives about her ‘good, great partnership’ with London’s Quarto, Sharjah’s Bodour bint Sultan Al Qasimi announces that Kalimat Quarto will begin distribution in early 2017.
On October 18, 2016, The Markets: Global Publishing Summit will showcase seven publishing regions you can’t afford to ignore. Here we offer brief glimpses into each of these markets.
Dichotomies of local and global, major and modest, resonated throughout the International Publishers Association’s 31st Congress, convened in the run-up to London Book Fair.
Based on a survey of our readers, Publishing Perspectives reports on the top five global publishing markets you want to know more about.
Lebanon’s Nasser Jarrous has been fostering understanding between the Arab World and the West by helping open ‘closed markets,’ such as Qatar and Saudi Arabia.
Alec Ross sees a future in which digital books can be delivered as unpiratable text messages and the big data revolution is democratized to smaller players.
Ahmed Fahed Al Hamdan, President of the Saudi Publishers Association, calls the murder of Bangladeshi publisher Faysal Arefin Dipan an act of terrorism.
Bloomsbury chief Richard Charkin, the President of the IPA, spoke to the Arab Publishers Association, encouraging support for copyright and the freedom.
Questioned whether North Korea could join the International Publishers Association, IPA President Richard Charkin grinned and gave a simple answer.
As new members of the IPA, the Arab Publishers Association wants to emphasize that they are an independent, professional, non-governmental organization.