In 2021, a new report indicates, Italians carried out an average 322,000 acts of book piracy per day, a major challenge for publishing.
Bologna Children’s Book Festival draws 75 percent of its 2019 crowd size, a strong in-person turnout – 40 percent international.
The third day of its 2022 run saw Bologna Children’s Book Fair catch its in-person stride with wall-to-wall activity.
Following Putin’s attack on Kharkiv, Ukraine’s printing hub, the Federation of European Publishers at Bologna issues a worldwide appeal.
The Brazilian Publishers at Bologna will have an SDG Book Club Portuguese display, as the IPA wraps up these curations for kids.
The Bologna Book Plus program this year has its first in-person outing at the trade show, widening the purview for publishers.
The road to Bologna is paved with awards programs, of course, and a French book-and-film project has just been named a winner.
The Barcelona-based literary agent Karolina Jaszecka heads for Bologna with a specialty in Polish literature for young readers. (Sponsored)
The leadership of 14 international book fairs in 13 nations agree to suspend contact with Russian state institutions and agencies.
As the Federation of European Publishers reaches out to Ukrainian publishers, the European Writers’ Council intensifies its appeal.