The Scottish Books International program stages authors in Germany in its Scottish Books Showcase series, with music by Assynt.
Richard Charkin: On Becoming an Author
‘Authorial neurosis kicked in’ right on schedule with ‘My Back Pages,’ as Richard Charkin recounts.
In Paris, BIEF Celebrates Its 150th Year: ‘Open Marketplace’
With its Paris Book Market opening today, BIEF is observing 150 years of its service to French publishing in the international industry.
Torino’s Book Fair Braves the Storm: 215,000 Attendees
Torino’s 35th international book fair with its professional program and rights center, succeeded amid torrential rains, flooding.
Abu Dhabi’s ‘Spotlight on Rights’ Grants Program Opens
Since 2009, Abu Dhabi’s ‘Spotlight on Rights’ has supported more than 1,030 books with at least 140 publishers.
At Torino: Italy’s Bookstores Surge to a 58.3-Percent Share
The Torino Book Fair predicts it will surpass last year’s 169,000 visitors, as the publishers’ association announces gains by bookshops.
In London, Richard Charkin: ‘A Publishing House Is a Field’
‘There can be little doubt that God or fate or luck play a significant part in the success of any publishing endeavor,’ writes Richard Charkin.
In Italy, Torino’s Rights Center’s Expanded Reach
The Torino fair’s rights center’s participants this year are from 46 countries, as compared to 21 last year, organizers say.
Rights in Reykjavik: Iceland’s Literary Festival Conference
One size does not fit all when it comes to rights-selling markets – as Reykjavik’s conference on translation trends points out.
Rights Roundup: A Busy Nordic Spring
In Finland, agent Elina Ahlbäck talks of the strength of Finnish nonfiction, especially in the area of national ‘sisu’ concepts of selfhood.