‘Publishers tried, but it really didn’t work,’ says one Paris bookseller about the question of pandemic-related books this year.
French booksellers say the annual introduction of new books is about the same as usual, but the consumers’ readiness is challenging.
Releasing more than 500 new titles in a scant three-month season, say critics, is an overwhelming burden on French booksellers and consumers.
Editors and agents came together to celebrate France’s role as 2017 Guest of Honor at Frankfurt Book Fair–and to hear about contemporary French titles.
E-book publisher Walrus and literary journal Actualitté have teamed up to produce France’s first website promoting e-books.