The 21st annual Tbilisi International Book Fair’s focus country is Finland, and the International Publishers Association will help open the event on May 30.
Roughly half of what Finns are publishing and reading annually is translated literature from abroad. Five years after its Frankfurt Guest of Honor stint, the Nordic market is ready to ramp up its exports again.
Five years after Finland was Frankfurter Buchmesse Guest of Honor, FILI has a series of events planned this year to keep up the momentum and ‘build a structure for the future.’
Taking as a starting point the protest over right-wing exhibitors at the 2017 Göteborg Book Fair, ‘Words Without Borders’ March issue focuses on politics, stereotypes, and identity in Swedish and Finnish writing.
With more than 191,000 copies sold, the auto-racing biography of Kimi Räikkönen has entered 2019 as Finland’s biggest bestseller in history and is being published in a fast lane of foreign rights sales.
The content development company once associated with Rovio and its ‘Angry Birds’ is operating under a new name and has a deal with ‘Deer Little Forest.’
From ecologically sensitive fiction to a ‘counter-history’ in the field of sustainable energy, agents and rights directors talk up their best titles.
From business ‘agility’ to a memoirist’s breakthrough—with Beckett and James Joyce in the mix, as well—these are books to watch as we go deeper into Fall 2018.
Ahead of Frankfurt, Finnish publishing house Siltala has seen record-breaking sales for a book that brought in a six-figure deal at the London Book Fair in April.
Taking into account a couple of cases of talented writers crossing borders, some 10 nations are represented in our new rights roundup, spanning a clutch of interesting genres and rights opportunities.