The ‘essential elements of the Frankfurter Buchmesse experience,’ Richard Charkin says, come along with some suffering.
International Translation Day: Curtis Brown’s Rights Teams
Ahead of Jonny Geller’s ‘Executive Talk’ at Frankfurt, a ‘new generation’ moves into new roles and responsibility at Curtis Brown.
Frankfurt Aims for 70 Percent of Its Pre-Pandemic Size
In today’s German and international news conferences, key elements of Frankfurt Book Fair were spotlighted by organizers.
UTA Buys London’s Curtis Brown: ‘A Culture of Collaboration’
A 31-year-old American agency buys a 123-year-old British agency in the UTA-Curtis Brown acquisition.
Susanna Clarke Is Named Winner of the 2021 Women’s Prize for Fiction
In London, the £30,000 Women’s Prize for Fiction goes to Susanna Clarke for her second novel, the fantasy ‘Piranesi.’
Coronavirus: Italy’s Literary Agents Form ADALI, Their First Association
Offering a ‘360-degree view of the potential, Italy’s agents are organizing ADALI during the ‘critical situation’ imposed by COVID-19.
Looking Back at Publisher Sonny Mehta in London: ‘This Gracious Man’
Sonny Mehta is hailed as ‘an honorable man with a good heart’ at a packed memorial service in London for the former Knopf editor-in-chief.
Man and the Prize: Reactions to the Booker Losing a Sponsor
The Man Group is ending its sponsorship of the UK’s most prestigious literary prize, the Man Booker Prize, and complaints and criticism are now following.
Macmillan’s ‘Fire and Fury’: Now More Than 30 Foreign Rights Deals, ‘Fuego y Furia’ on the Way
As ‘Fuego y Furia’ is readied by a Planeta team of translators for Vintage Español’s North American Spanish edition, ‘Fire and Fury’ is now listed as ‘in stock’ on Amazon.com and selling fast.
Arts Council England’s Alarm for Literary Fiction: ‘The Problem Is a Real One’
‘Overall the books selling well’ in the UK ‘are not literary,’ Arts Council England’s commissioned report from the Canelo team announces.
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