A bestseller in Iceland, the nonfiction family saga ‘Blood Ties’ by Ásdís Halla Bragadóttir has been acquired for television by Sigurjon Sighvatsson in Los Angeles.
Turkey’s Istanbul International Literature Festival announces this year’s 14 fellows. And ALTA’s translation award submissions are due by April 15.
As its attendance and exhibition levels declined in recent years, BookExpo this year is emphasizing face-to-face contact to draw book-business players.
Translation rights have gone on offer for the first time Monday (April 1) at Bologna Children’s Book Fair for actress Lupita Nyong’o’s picture book, Sulwe.
As the 2019 Bologna Children’s Book Fair opens, we bring you a selection of rights deals to children’s and YA titles from Slovenia, Finland, Germany, and the USA.
The Hay Festival has a new look that changes its colors with each of its international festivals, and the fledgling BKS agency has a London Book Fair sale to Canongate.
Bodour Al Qasimi, the founding president of the Emirates Publishers Association reflects on the last decade of book publishing in the UAE and the Arab world
Five years after Finland was Frankfurter Buchmesse Guest of Honor, FILI has a series of events planned this year to keep up the momentum and ‘build a structure for the future.’
‘If there’s no deal, GDP will reduce by 6 to 9 percentage points,’ attorney Andrew Hood told a packed Olympia Room during London Book Fair. Unnerving tremors ran through the export-reliant UK books business—daily.
‘We look forward to going to the London Book Fair this year,’ says NORLA director Margit Walsø, who reports record levels of translation funding for Frankfurt Guest of Honor Norway’s titles.