Our 2019 Publishing Perspectives Talks at Frankfurt will explore how climate crisis, women and executive leadership, and blockchain affect book publishing.
‘A physical representation’ of the world publishing industry, the Frankfurter Buchmesse, says Richard Charkin, is a community.
The Bologna Children’s Book Fair is mounting a new touring exhibition of illustrations, and Danish AI specialists at UNSILO sign Cambridge University Press.
The £50,000 Baillie Gifford Prize–formerly the Samuel Johnson–features themes running from modern-day piracy to Turkish imprisonment and housing crises.
‘Topics of inclusion, global issues, science, the environment, and nature themes’ are the focus of Greystone’s new line of books for children.
With a hope of seeing readers ‘look to other cultures to find answers’ in an era of stark divisions, this year’s Al-Rodhan jury names its six top picks.
German publisher Voland & Quist a new English-language imprint for the UK and Ireland, called V&Q Books ‘to help bridge the gap between Europe and the UK.’
A set of six novels the Booker’s Gaby Wood calls ‘political, orchestral, fearless, felt’ is announced in London, the 2019 Booker Prize shortlist.
The short film ”Reading Where the Wild Things Are in The Great Rift Valley’ was released last October and has been singled out by London’s EVCOM awards.
‘We should never underestimate the role of unanticipated good fortune’ in publishing success, writes book publisher Richard Charkin.