Images from the Beijing International Book Fair, Part 1

In Feature Articles by Edward Nawotka

By Publishing Perspectives BEIJING: There’s almost too much to see — there’s the old, like the Forbidden City, and the new, such as the CCTV Tower and the Bird’s Nest — but this week all eyes in the book world are on the China National Exhibition Center, where the annual Beijing International Book Fair is taking place. We at Publishing …

What to Expect at the Beijing International Book Fair

In Feature Articles by Edward Nawotka

By Edward Nawotka BEIJING: Trying to take in the totality of Chinese publishing is a lot like sitting down to a Chinese banquet and trying to figure out what to eat first. With thousands of publishers, both state sponsored and independent, putting out some 300,000 titles each year (about the same number as in the US), there’s a lot on the …