Saying that a new coronavirus lockdown could mean ‘cultural isolation for readers,’ France’s book industry asks for a special exception.
The world’s largest trade show registered 4,165 new buyers and sellers on its Frankfurt Rights platform, 2,388 on the B2B ‘matchmaking tool.’
With 3,627 events on Frankfurt’s digital events calendar for the week, the trade show has kept a big conversation going online.
The Italian Publishers Association’s Ricardo Franco Levi and his staff in Milan report on progress in one of Europe’s hardest hit markets.
In Spain’s bid for greater traction for Spanish literature—a ‘Books from Spain’ rights portal and new translation funding.
Amid the necessity for the digital trade show, dignitaries applaud Frankfurt’s determination to keep the world industry in touch.
The trade show, while running this week in a digital format rather than physical, has 103 nations represented in registrations to date.
As Germany’s COVID-19 caseload rapidly expands, Frankfurter Buchmesse–on its opening day–eliminates a limited physical audience presence
The year, says Copyright Clearance Center’s Michael Healy, has been punctuated by adjustments to support the pandemic’s impact on education.
While a Latvian publisher seems encouraged, a counterpart in Estonia is less upbeat. And Russia’s LitRes is eyeing the region’s digital sales.