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  • 'PW' in Spanish Debuts Around the World

     

    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.

  • Book Fair Directors Say Live Shows Must Go On

     

    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 Kicks Off

     

    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.

  • Frankfurt Book Fair: Going Virtual

     

    American agents prep for a Frankfurt like no other—from their homes.

  • Frankfurt 2020: A Virtual Experiment

     

    With the physical fair canceled, the international event is creating new online opportunities for publishers.

  • RELX Stays #1

     

    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.

  • Frankfurt Cancels Physical Fair, Goes All Virtual

     

    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.

  • Beijing Book Fair Makes Virtual Pivot

     

    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.

  • Canadian Book Sales Recover from Covid-19 Dip

     

    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, Agents at Frankfurt to Have Multiple Platforms

     

    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.

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