As the European Parliament works through its ‘AI Act’ legislation, Italy’s publishers back the country’s industrial sector’s position.
The RISE Bookselling project with the EIBF assesses the value of Europe’s four ‘culture pass’ programs for young readers – and the industry.
The newly appointed commissioner from Rome for the 2024 Frankfurt Guest of Honor Italy has met with AIE on plans for the program.
The ‘Tales of EUkraine’ project from the Federation of European Publishers and Ukrainian Book Institute is in Naples with AIE’s support.
The new German KulturPass opens its €200 offer for 18-year-olds, with bookstores reportedly signing right up to participate.
Ricardo Franco Levi has resigned as Italy’s commissioner to the 2024 Frankfurt guest of honor program. He remains president of the Federation of European Publishers.
Torino’s 35th international book fair with its professional program and rights center, succeeded amid torrential rains, flooding.
The Torino Book Fair predicts it will surpass last year’s 169,000 visitors, as the publishers’ association announces gains by bookshops.
The Torino fair’s rights center’s participants this year are from 46 countries, as compared to 21 last year, organizers say.
Three inaugural shortlistees are to be honored at Salone Internazionale del Libro di Torino in the new Aficionado Award program.