‘Brussels is like a village and we want to create something more intimate, where contact can be direct, and partnerships can be built,’ says the director of Brussels’ 50-year-old book fair.
The Foire du Livre de Bruxelles hosted its ‘Talented Indies’ program that brought together francophone independent publishers from many countries.
A trend toward public reading-engagement projects continues, this time as the European Union Prize for Literature’s 10th-anniversary short-fiction competition opens for reads and votes on newly created ‘European stories.’
From the Paris Review: Nina Martyris writes about a new Macmillan book by David Bellos that explores the publishing history behind Victor Hugo’s novel ‘Les Misérables.’
Entering a sector with a checkered track record, Canada’s Kobo and The Netherlands’ bol.com start an ebook subscription model for 9.99 euros a month.
The US French Embassy’s books division reports that 32 French titles for kids are among a strong showing of translations in the United States in 2016.
We asked a few publishers which international titles they are especially excited to present to the publishing world at the London Book Fair this spring.
A number of Flemish children’s book publishers have launched cooperations with other creative media industries to create apps, games and storytelling experiences.
Forward-looking Flemish publishers and bookseller organization, Boek.be, offers the book industry opportunities to collaboration with creative media industries, at home and abroad.
Japanese manga has proven popular in America, but Franco-Belgian bande dessinée, which has a long a tradition and are just as appealing, remain ignored. Why?
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