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Katie Espiner to Frankfurt’s Markets: Brexit Is Publishing’s Opportunity
August 16, 2017 at 2:30 am

'What we are producing is to be relied upon in this world of fake news.' This, says Orion's Katie Espiner, is global book publishing's message today. The post Katie Espiner to Frankfurt’s Markets: Brexit Is Publishing’s Opportunity appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Vicky Williams on Women in Publishing: Women and Men Need to Champion Women
August 15, 2017 at 2:30 am

'Women need to almost un-condition themselves,' says Emerald's Vicky Williams, who joins The Markets' panel at Frankfurt Book Fair on women in publishing. The post Vicky Williams on Women in Publishing: Women and Men Need to Champion Women appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Germany’s Klett Partners with Romania’s Editorial ART in Educational Publishing
August 14, 2017 at 2:30 am

Watching Romanian youth leave for education elsewhere in Europe, Bucharest's Grupal Editorial Art is teaming up with Stuttgart's Klett Gruppe to raise educational standards at home. The post Germany’s Klett Partners with Romania’s Editorial ART in Educational Publishing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

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.

Canada’s Translation Rights Fair: Where Francophone and Anglophone Publishers Meet
July 26, 2017 at 2:30 am

Partnering with the Salon du livre in Montréal, the Translation Rights Fair in Canada expects to bring even more francophone and anglophone publishers together in November. The post Canada’s Translation Rights Fair: Where Francophone and Anglophone Publishers Meet appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.