With many hoping that BookExpo and its rights center–the New York Rights Fair–can get together under one roof, attendees are being surveyed, organizers say, to assess feedback and plan for the future.
The latest book market statistics from Germany show that flat book sales are being generated by fewer overall book buyers. The Börsenverein calls for a focus on potential readers.
Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders was named Audiobook of the year at the annual Audie Awards, presented by the Audio Publishers Association in the US.
Amazon’s new Merch Collab program promises to connect brands with designers and manufacturers to create branded merchandise, with Amazon tracking sales and paying royalties.
During BookExpo at the Javits Center next week, trade visitors and rights specialists will be in two different parts of the city, as the New York Rights Fair makes its debut at the Manhattan Pavilion.
A wartime tale with a Senegalese protagonist in France, a generational family drama from Georgian author Nino Haratischwili, a Catalan classic, two books for young readers, and the Orient Express with Agatha Christie aboard—all are in our pre-BookExpo rights roundup.
The text of acclaimed Illustrator of the Year Axel Scheffler’s comments at the British Book Awards this week makes Brexit more personal for many, as an intensely valued and celebrated publishing artist tells London: ‘It hurts and makes me angry every day.’
The Beijing International Book Fair’s newly dedicated children’s book program is announcing a partnership with exposition giant UBM to expand the fair’s licensing opportunities.
The ‘Nibbies,’ as they’re known, combined their usual glamour with political commentary about Brexit as the industry’s best-performing people and books were honored at the British Book Awards.
‘Knowing the current trends for all the different countries’ is among challenges tackled by the foreign rights experts who are shortlisted for tonight’s British Book Awards. Their Nibbie is called the Rights Professional of the Year.