From Brazil, Norway, Canada, the UK, Lebanon, and Turkey, we gather observations from Guadalajara International Book Fair’s Rights Exchange fellows.
The Guadalajara International Book Fair, this November 24 to December 2, offers a myriad of opportunities for fun and professional deal-making.
Argentina has severely restricted book imports under the guise of ‘cultural sovereignty,’ but publisher Alejandro Katz sees it xenophobic and anti-intellectual.
A Buenos Aires Book Fair survey names ‘the 50 publishing professionals whose actions have had the strongest impact on their colleagues over the last years.’
A report on the year in Iberoamerican book fairs written from the perspective of a member of the Seminar on the Acquisition of Latin American Library Materials
The Guadalajara Book Fair had a record year, attracting 600,000 visitors and 1,935 publishers from 43 countries, including Germany, which served as guest of honor.
Casa del Libro confronts global competitors over e-books and online bookselling with home turf advantage in Spain.
The Guadalajara International Book Fair is in full swing and is showcasing Germany as Guest of Honor, as well as new programs covering digitization and translation.
A look at the bestseller lists in Argentina and Chile reveal a few commonalities and many different reading preferences between the neighboring countries.
Two Spanish publishers, Ediciones B and Planeta, have launched e-book imprints, and are now dealing with DRM and pricing.