The first issue of 'Publishers Weekly en Español' was published this week in Spain. The inaugural edition features an array of original interviews, news, and analysis, as well as more than 50 book reviews of Spanish-language titles.
On the eve of the Gothenburg Book Fair, which runs September 24-28, director Frida Edman and Frankfurt's Juergen Boos have written an open letter saying virtual events are no substitute for live fairs.
ReBoot: Books, Business, and Reading, comprising an October 13 conference plus research tracks, is designed to analyze how Covid-19 could reshape the global publishing industry.
American agents prep for a Frankfurt like no other—from their homes.
With the physical fair canceled, the international event is creating new online opportunities for publishers.
A year after the RELX Group (formerly Reed Elsevier) wrestled away the crown of the world’s largest publisher from longtime leader Pearson, the STM, business, and legal publisher stayed #1 with revenue in 2019 of $5.64 billion, about a 7% increase from 2018.
The Frankfurt Book Fair has canceled its in-person fair and will proceed as an entirely virtual, online-only event. It will take place, as scheduled, October 12-18.
The 27th edition of the Beijing International Book Fair, which would have taken place at the China International Exhibition Center from August 26 to August 30, kicked off its virtual version last week.
The last eight weeks of book sales in Canada have been better than the corresponding period in 2019 and the market is slowly making up for sales lost earlier in the year due to the Covid-19 crisis, says BookNet Canada's CEO Noah Genner.
Virtual exhibitors, including literary agents and rights representatives, will be able to participate in the upcoming fair and promote themselves through a variety of means, including the fair's online catalog, webinars, and its new digital rights platform.