The ‘essential elements of the Frankfurter Buchmesse experience,’ Richard Charkin says, come along with some suffering.
International Translation Day: Curtis Brown’s Rights Teams
Ahead of Jonny Geller’s ‘Executive Talk’ at Frankfurt, a ‘new generation’ moves into new roles and responsibility at Curtis Brown.
UTA Buys London’s Curtis Brown: ‘A Culture of Collaboration’
A 31-year-old American agency buys a 123-year-old British agency in the UTA-Curtis Brown acquisition.
Wednesday Schedule at Jerusalem International Book Forum: May 18
Set at the historic 1933 Jerusalem International YMCA, the Jerusalem International Book Forum is back in a fully in-person edition.
AAP’s February US StatShot: Trade Up 9.5 Percent
The Association of American Publishers’ StatShot for February sees downloaded audio down 3.3 percent, up just 0.2 percent year-to-date.
France’s ‘Digital Barometer’: 27 Percent Trying Audiobooks
The new study from France’s publishers indicates that French audiobook fans are moving from CDs and tape to digital audio.
Jerusalem International Book Forum Opens Registration
The second in-person iteration of the Jerusalem International Book Forum is set for May 15 to 18.
Susanna Clarke Is Named Winner of the 2021 Women’s Prize for Fiction
In London, the £30,000 Women’s Prize for Fiction goes to Susanna Clarke for her second novel, the fantasy ‘Piranesi.’
London’s ‘Author HQ’ Programming To Be Led by Bestseller Matt Haig
The digital edition of London Book Fair on June 29 features an eight-hour sequence of programming headlined by author Matt Haig.
Waiting for the Plane Tickets: Rights Pros on Digital Events
How do online rights events organized by literary agencies, publishers, and others compare to the physical book fair experience? We hear from several rights folks on how it’s going so far.
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