Professional attendance at the 2017 Frankfurt Book Fair was essentially flat, but overall attendance, including the public visitors on the fair's closing day, was up by 3%.
The head of Penguin Random House explains his belief that the global book business is doing better today than at any point in the last 50 years.
With business steady, a feeling of confidence was evident at this year’s fair, which found book industry bigwigs and European politicians united in common cause.
The Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association will double its annual gift to the Book Industry Charitable Foundation in support of booksellers in Northern California.
A novel called 'Cherry,' which was acquired un-agented by an editor at Knopf from an author in a federal prison, was described by one scout at the fair as "the secret book of Frankfurt."
The tastemakers in the publishing industry spent big on a handful of novels, and a raft of memoirs at this year's fair. Some insiders mused that while the novels offer escapism, the memoirs give readers what they crave even more in these divisive times: a sense of connection with other people.
Publishers and agents in Barcelona share their views on the future of the city as the home of global Spanish-language publishing in the wake of Catalonia's vote to become independent of Spain.
Carolyn Reidy, CEO of Simon & Schuster, and Guillaume Dervieux, CEO of Albin Michel Group, took the stage for the Frankfurt Book Fair’s annual “CEO Talk."
Regina Porter’s 'The Travelers,' which rumor has it sold for roughly half a million dollars in the U.S. alone, is now racking up foreign sales, with six-figure deals having just closed in the U.K. and Germany.
In his new book, 'World Without Mind: The Existential Threat of Big Tech', former New Republic editor Franklin Foer offers a powerful critique of Silicon Valley.