A Buenos Aires Book Fair survey names ‘the 50 publishing professionals whose actions have had the strongest impact on their colleagues over the last years.’
The inaugural Tools of Change Latin America in Buenos Aires offered insights into metadata, e-book formats, and e-tailing, but missed participants from Spain.
Armed with an $1,100 subsidy from the National Committee for Popular Libraries, some 2,000 librarians spent $2.2 million in books at the Buenos Aires Book Fair.
The trade in rights at the Buenos Aires Book Fair is growing and is now being supported by a new web site, Books in Argentina, aimed at increasing transactions.
The controversial withdrawal of Spain’s FGEE from the Buenos Aires Book Fair as a reaction to import/export controls won’t diminish the Fair, says director.
The Buenos Aires Book Fair, April 19-May 7, added O’Reilly’s TOC confab, bolstering its region-leading program, and is compiling a top 50 list of professionals.
Andres Hax highlights the four major books fairs that are most relevant to the Spanish-language publishing industry.
In Buenos Aires, there are books for sale on what seems to be every corner and may be more books per sale per capita than perhaps any other city in the world. By Edward Nawotka BUENOS AIRES: We’re currently in the midst of the Buenos Aires International Book Fair — better known to Spanish-speakers as the Feria del Libro. The …
By Edward Nawotka Today at the Buenos Aires Book Fair, the IPA Freedom to Publish Committee and the Board of the IPA have named Bui Chat, a poet and leader of Giay Vun Publishing House (Giay Vun translates as “scrap” or “waste” paper), as winner of the 2011 Freedom to Publish Award. Bui Chat is the pen name of Bui Quang …
By Edward Nawotka Earlier this week the Argentine government announced a new fair to showcase the country’s cultural industries. MICA (or the Mercado de Industrias Culturales Agentinas) with take place June 2-5 in Buenos Aires. MICA will showcase the best of Argentina’s publishing, video game, advertising, web development, theater design and other arts. The idea is to foster cross-platform collaboration …