After the late cancellation of London Book Fair due to the coronavirus, Reed says BookExpo aims for a ‘proactive and transparent’ response to the evolving COVID-19 situation.
On London Book Fair’s home turf, its biggest trade houses have pulled out amid the COVID-19 outbreak. World publishing now sees Reed Exhibitions cancel the iconic trade show.
The worldwide system of Penguin Random House, world’s largest book publisher, has pulled out of London Book Fair amid the mounting COVID-19 outbreak.
Developing story: Leipzig Book Fair shutters its planned March 12 to 15 show; London Book Fair still hanging fire amid more cancellations.
Developing story: The States’ Macmillan and HarperCollins pull out of London Book Fair over the weekend, along with the Hachette US rights team.
Book fairs can find themselves in the middle of shifting geopolitics. At the just-closed Salon du Livre in Paris, the French president sidestepped a visit to Russia’s Country of Honor stand.
The Salon du Livre in Paris invites the UAE to be its 2018 Guest of Honor. And Penguin Random House CEO Markus Dohle cites the importance of diversity.