In a market of 197 million people and a strong youthful contingent, Pakistan’s industry is looking to expand December’s Karachi International Book Fair.
Publishing pros from 16 countries spend a week networking in Germany prior to Frankfurter Buchmesse, and one holds the Fred Kobrak memorial grant.
With a boycott anticipated, organizers of Göteborg Book Fair say they’re confident that their decision to include hard-right exhibitor is correct.
Referring to Russian’s ‘anti-gay propaganda law,’ the IPA chief tells Muscovites that restrictions on freedom to publish are wrong.
The Beijing Book Fair is growing thanks to to expanding international interest in the Chinese book market and demand for a place to conduct rights business in Asia.
Partnering with the Salon du livre in Montréal, the Translation Rights Fair in Canada expects to bring even more francophone and anglophone publishers together in November.
Several institutions are working in Jakarta to cultivate interest in foreign rights sales: the Lontar Foundation, National Book Committee, and Indonesia Rights Fair.
From a city-wide book exchange in Latvia to a ‘New Writers Festival’ in Greece, Aldus surveys European book fairs’ approaches to promoting reading.
BookCon reaches its 20,000 person goal on Saturday and Sunday; BookExpo cites 7,425 attendees, “primarily booksellers, librarians, retailers, and media.”
Amid cheers for YouTube stars and TV producers, BookCon 2017 pulls a big crowd and gets free books into eager hands, the follow to ReedPOP’s BookExpo.