The leadership of 14 international book fairs in 13 nations agree to suspend contact with Russian state institutions and agencies.
Two events, one this week at Sweden’s Göteborg Book Fair and the other at Frankfurter Buchmesse’s Weltempfang Salon in October, spotlight challenges to the freedom to publish.
During Göteborg Book Fair, the Sharjah-based Kalimat Foundation supports Arabic-language young readers with new books for 25 Swedish library programs.
With a boycott anticipated, organizers of Göteborg Book Fair say they’re confident that their decision to include hard-right exhibitor is correct.
Look beyond crime and discover the latest Swedish titles that were on display at the 2015 Göteborg Book Fair, including fiction, children’s and YA books.
Brazil is the country of honor at the Göteborg Book Fair and a trio of Brazilian authors reflect on having had their work promoted overseas these past several years.
Last week’s Göteborg Book Fair offered an overview of and new insights into what’s hot and what’s next in Swedish literature and publishing. Saskia Vogel reports.
• The Göteborg Book Fair, Scandinavia’s largest book event, starts this Friday, with Africa as the featured region, with more than 70 writers from the continent attending. • Scandinavian writers are hot all over the world and the fair’s timing just prior to Frankfurt offers a preview what’s likely to be featured from the Nordic countries at the big show. …
We at Publishing Perspectives are busy preparing our show daily issues for the Frankfurt Book Fair and won’t be able to join the crowds at the Göteborg Book Fair this year. If you’ll be there, we’d love to hear from you — what you see, feel, experience at the Fair — and will post summaries here. Let us know what …
By Hannah Johnson The Bookseller reported yesterday that Borders now carries six different ereading devices in its stores: the Cool-Er eReader for £189.00, Bebook Ereader for £199.00, Bebook Mini Ereader for £179.00, Sony Touch Ereader for £249.99, and Sony Pocket Ereader for £179.99. The Göteborg Book Fair in Sweden took place over the weekend (24 to 27 September) and the …