Updating his first Publishing Perspectives column published four years ago, Richard Charkin offers a fresh look at trade book publishing.
The ‘essential elements of the Frankfurter Buchmesse experience,’ Richard Charkin says, come along with some suffering.
The IPA ‘Sustainability Summit’ becomes a strong draw, this year pulling a full house to its session at the Congress Center.
At Frankfurter Buchmesse, ‘The stands constructed with huge enthusiasm are a testament to optimism,’ Richard Charkin writes.
‘The whole creative industry would be undermined,’ writes Richard Charkin, by the copyright exception promoted in the United Kingdom.
Richard Charkin offers ‘a heartfelt apology,’ writing that he now finds literary agents ‘trusted go-betweens and understanding partners.’
Drawing on his medical-student days, Richard Charkin examines some of the ‘vestigial’ traditions in international book publishing.
Following the publisher Richard Charkin’s column for us on translators and translation, Frank Wynne offers his considered reaction.
The view from Richard Charkin on issues of translators’ credit and compensation is that translators ‘should be careful what they wish for.’
Richard Charkin writes that ‘bringing in outsiders can catalyze extraordinary change and growth’ in the book business.