Penguin Random House CEO Markus Dohle names Thomas Rathnow as Verlagsgruppe Random House’s new chief, replacing Frank Sambeth.
Today’s rights roundup draws on properties from Sweden, Cuba, Argentina, Spain, France, Italy, and Brazil, and covers a range of genres and interests.
A pair of co-authors and an author-illustrator duo are included in our group of writers whose work is found in the titles you’ll find here in our rights roundup, brought to us by literary agents and rights directors.
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.
The key to what makes a book work in translation may be its ability to stand on its own with a reader–despite leaps of language, culture, history, musicality, rhythm and even foods that trademark the work of Indonesia’s Laksmi Pamuntjak.
This month has included the announcement of the Frankfurter Buchmesse Film Awards, and in November, New York City’s Goethe-Institut will produce a monthlong film series to honor a new major publication of Uwe Johnson’s work in English.
‘Democracy thrives not on disputes, but rather on good arguments,’ say author-scholars Jan and Eleida Assmann in their acceptance speech in Frankfurt for the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade.
Intended to produce multifaceted programs on books, films, television, and game, with special focus on the licensing opportunities they offer, the LIMA-Frankfurt agreement is underway.
The Frankfurt Book Fair releases attendance numbers, and PP looks back at the week’s discussions of international book trends and political issues.
‘The abridgement of the rights of a single individual is a breach against each and every one of us,’ the Library of Alexandria’s Ismail Serageldin, for Frankfurt’s #OnTheSamePage campaign.