In today’s Rights Roundup, we have work from Canada, Scotland, France, Finland, Switzerland, Italy, Germany, and a study in Yiddish of Russian imprisonment.
The new Taiwan Creative Content Agency (TAICCA) introduces drama, a historic newsreel, a boyhood tale, and a survey of literature.
‘Nature writing’s got a job to do,’ says author Jim Crumley in Publishing Scotland’s new short documentary, ‘Second Nature.’
During the Frankfurt Book Fair, Bookwire released the results of its new German consumer survey on audio content and ebook consumption.
In the US, biography and memoir ebooks sold more than 3 million units in the second quarter of 2020, up 59 percent over Q1.
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.’
Decrying Samuel Paty’s killing as a ‘cruel and cowardly act’ and an attack on freedom of speech, Frankfurt calls for unity.
In a Charleston Library Conference session at the Frankfurt Book Fair, the discussion centered on the changes brought by open access for academic libraries, researchers, and publishers.
With 3,627 events on Frankfurt’s digital events calendar for the week, the trade show has kept a big conversation going online.
The next Publishing Perspectives Talk at the 2020 Frankfurt Book Fair is on the digital-format usage by consumers during pandemic lockdowns.