Workshops and masterclasses are part of the plan for events in July’s three-day ‘Man Booker 50’ celebration of a half-century of Man Booker Prize for Fiction awards. Tickets now are on sale.
The 2018 Man Booker International shortlist spans four European languages: French, Spanish, Hungarian, Polish, and includes Han Kang and Deborah Smith, who won in 2016.
‘We can’t have books stuck in dockside waiting for customs clearance,’ points out Hodder Education’s Lis Tribe, as publishers work to inform the government of the industry’s Brexit concerns.
The Nigerian publishing house founded by Bibi Bakare-Yusef was named winner of the Inclusivity in Publishing Award, and US-based Sara Miller McCune was on-hand to accept her Lifetime Achievement Award.
The public-facing London Book and Screen Week opens with adaptation awards in film, television, gaming, audio, and stage.
Much as the afternoon focused on publishing’s return to audiobooks as a growth center in the business, London Book Fair’s Quantum conference audience was encouraged to review its assumptions.
Ahead of an Insights Seminar at London Book Fair, SAGE Publishing’s Kiren Shoman talks with Copyright Clearance Center’s Christopher Kenneally about factors in a digital transformtion of academic publishing.
Indonesia will be the Market Focus at London Book Fair in 2019. And in New York City, Markus Dohle names Madeline McIntosh as CEO of Penguin Random House US.
In examining common ground between independent booksellers and publishers at Bologna’s new bookstore conference, the International Publishers Association’s Michiel Kolman previewed some of the tensions to be debated at London Book Fair.
‘Challenging all assumptions of the past’ may be only the beginning of life after the digital disruption, Tom Goodwin says. And when he speaks at London Book Fair’s Quantum Conference, he’ll be talking about the ‘share-of-attention’ dilemma.