Hugo Setzer’s Manual Moderno publishes some 40 new titles per year and has an active catalogue of around 400 books in Mexico, a market in which, he says, censorship “is coming very close.”
German author Inger-Maria Mahlke is the winner of the 2018 German Book Prize for her novel, Archipel, a family saga set in Tenerife, Spain.
‘It’s hard to keep up with Trump’s outrages,’ says Max Boot, the conservative author and historian who sounds the alarm about the GOP in his new release.
‘We knew publishers from different countries could benefit from having their own online sales channels,’ says Pablo Laurino, the founder of Publica.la based in Argentina, with offices in Spain and the USA.
‘We allow other industries to cannibalize what used to be time devoted to books,’ says Rakuten Kobo’s Pieter Swinkels ahead of his appearance at Frankfurt’s The Markets conference.
What CEO Markus Dohle calls ‘a natural extension and complement’ to PRH’s work in Southeast Asia, the new company will have a 50-title output at the start.
As politics and publishing collide this year, the International Alliance of Independent Publishers’ is organizing a WomenList exhibition of 30 titles on feminism and women.
Ahead of his Frankfurt keynote, HarperCollins UK CEO Charlie Redmayne talks about meeting reader demands, expanding in Ireland, and finding revenue opportunities.
With an eye to 2023, when Italy will be Frankfurt’s Guest of Honor, a new, expanded exhibition space is being inaugurated. And the book fair will be surveying publishers on issues around artificial intelligence.
In its inaugural outing at Frankfurt Book Fair next week, the ASEAN Forum looks at both successes and challenges in a 10-market region comprising 600 million people.