Plan S and expanding the discussion around open access publishing are on the agenda at an invitational workshop led by Copyright Clearance Center and Outsell.
The widely accepted ‘3-percent rule’ of translated literature in English-language markets may be changing, as Nielsen Book reports trend more translated books published in the UK.
This year’s London Book Fair coincides with the arrival of the International Publishers Association’s new president and vice-president, leading ‘a conversation of public debate’ about publishers’ role amid ‘sensitive socio-cultural issues.’
The chief of the UK’s 90-year-0ld Faber & Faber will tell the Quantum audience at the London Book Fair that however troubling Brexit’s confusions may be, publishing holds the world’s ‘editorial centrality’ in its hands: and that means it has a job to do.
‘Books remain an extraordinarily rich source of material for some of this year’s most celebrated films, TV programs, theater productions and audio downloads,’ says London Book Fair’s director, Jacks Thomas.
Many events at March’s London Book Fair will feature authors and others focusing on women in the business and issues of diversity.
Publishers are under pressure to balance core business goals and new opportunities—a tension that the 2019 Publishers’ Forum will address in Berlin.
Dorotea Bromberg co-founded Swedish book publisher Bromberg Bokförlag with her father. The company still punches far above its weight in the literary world.
A newly added podcast series at London Book Fair will be on the Fireside Chat Stage. And smartphones used to access those podcasts are proliferating unevenly in the world, says Pew Research.
The International Publishers Association and London Book Fair hold a second Freedom To Publish seminar on March 12, with Vanderbilt’s Daniel Gervais speaking that afternoon on copyright in the Charles Clark Memorial Lecture.