BIEF’s program in Paris has brought Arab publishers into meetings and visits with French counterparts to exchange experiences, books, and viewpoints.
Saying he ‘wanted to write a story without it being shocking,’ Abdelnabi talks about his book based on an actual case of anti-gay police action in Cairo.
Widely termed ‘melancholy,’ the 2019 Prix Goncourt-winning novel by Jean-Paul Dubois is set in a Montreal prison and looks at North American life and values.
Valérie Lévy-Soussan, founder of Audiolib, has tracked France’s audiobook market from CDs in the early 2000s to streaming and download formats.
French literary agency Astier-Péche announces in Frankfurt their representation of Mohamed Leftah’s estate and sold English rights to Other Press.
From Oslo, Helsinki, Paris, Mexico City, New York, Jerusalem, Zurich, and the Basque region’s San Sebastian, here are books being presented at Frankfurt.
Releasing more than 500 new titles in a scant three-month season, say critics, is an overwhelming burden on French booksellers and consumers.
Formerly a joint venture between NetGalley.com and Feedbooks, NetGalley France now is wholly owned and operated by Firebrand Technology’s NetGalley.com.
In its latest announced acquisition, the Québecois digital distributor De Marque acquires Feedbooks, a 12-year-old Paris-based ebook retailer.
ormerly with Terre di mezzo and Mondadori, Giulia Rizzo moves to Harper Italia’s children’s division, credited with a ‘fresh look and open mind.’