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Agency Rights Update: Madrid’s CBQ Agencia Literaria
August 10, 2017 at 2:30 am

A good agency's character is 'built with many authors, not single ones.' CBQ's Claudia Bernaldo di Quiros offers five titles making rights sales. The post Agency Rights Update: Madrid’s CBQ Agencia Literaria appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Danish Postcard Books: ‘A Very Precise and Highly Compact’ Format
August 9, 2017 at 2:30 am

'The readers feel the book was written to them,' says one of two authors of 'postcard books' in Denmark, books 'sent from somewhere unknown,' The post Danish Postcard Books: ‘A Very Precise and Highly Compact’ Format appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Russian Government Figures Put Book Piracy at 25 to 30 Percent
August 8, 2017 at 2:30 am

Russia's book piracy problem seems to be getting worse: in a new survey, two out of three respondents say they believe downloading pirated content is legal. The post Russian Government Figures Put Book Piracy at 25 to 30 Percent appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

A Handmade Tale: Mexican Publisher La Cartonera’s Collectible Books
August 7, 2017 at 2:30 am

Focused on Mexican and Latin American authors, La Cartonera publishes hand-made books with hand-painted covers. These literary creations are selling at home and abroad. The post A Handmade Tale: Mexican Publisher La Cartonera’s Collectible Books appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Turkey’s Turhan Günay, Evrensel Win IPA’s Prix Voltaire
August 3, 2017 at 4:00 am

Cumhuriyet Books publisher Turhan Günay—just released in Istanbul pending court action—and Evrensel publishing house are named Prix Voltaire winners. The post Turkey’s Turhan Günay, Evrensel Win IPA’s Prix Voltaire appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

On Copyright and Copies in Canada: A Federal Court Ruling Backs Publishers
August 2, 2017 at 2:30 am

'Allowing universities to copy for free that which they previously paid for' is not fair, rules a Canadian justice, in a closely watched copyright battle. The post On Copyright and Copies in Canada: A Federal Court Ruling Backs Publishers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Rotenberg Sells His Stake in Russian Educational Publisher Prosveshchenie
July 28, 2017 at 2:30 am

Amid reports that Detskaya Literatura will be privatized comes word that Arkady Rotenberg has sold out of Russian educational publisher Prosveshchenie. The post Rotenberg Sells His Stake in Russian Educational Publisher Prosveshchenie appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.