Having doubled Bertelsmann’s book division revenues and ‘quintupled its profit,’ Markus Dohle is leaving as PRH’s first worldwide CEO.
In England, Richard Charkin: Three Gifts for Publishing’s Christmas
‘The real stars of this parable are the three Iranian sorcerers bearing gifts for our infant industry,’ writes Richard Charkin.
At Guadalajara, Guest of Honor Sharjah’s Biggest Stand
Guadalajara’s book fair has closed with 806,805 visitors, and Sharjah Book Authority’s guest of honor pavilion drew at least 450,000.
Sharjah World Book Capital Supports a Fire-Damaged Italian Bookstore
The Bologna bookstore, Giannino Stoppani, was damaged by fire in May. Sharjah World Book Capital has contributed €50,000 to assist.
Richard Charkin in London: An Updated A-Z of Trade Publishing
Updating his first Publishing Perspectives column published four years ago, Richard Charkin offers a fresh look at trade book publishing.
Markus Dohle in the UAE on the PRH-S&S Ruling: ‘Utterly Wrong’
In ‘my first statement’ on the ruling blocking the PRH-S&S merger, Markus Dohle says the court order is ‘a very unfortunate part of the political agenda.’
At Frankfurt, Sharjah’s Rights Connection Awards Name First Shortlist
The new Connection Awards honor rights professionals in two categories: at a publishing house and at a translation rights agency.
Sharjah International Book Fair Announces 2,213 Publishers, 95 Countries
The 2022 Sharjah International Book Fair is to field 1,298 Arab-world publishers and 915 international companies.
At Sharjah’s Conference: Dohle and Al Qasimi Speak
The 12th Sharjah Publishers Conference will feature a conversation between PRH worldwide CEO Markus Dohle and IPA’s Bodour Al Qasimi.
IPA General Assembly: ‘We Emerged Stronger’
IPA names Brazilian publisher Karine Pansa as its next—and third woman—president, and Gvantsa Jobava is named as vice-president.