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Of Hype and Hygge: Those Books Aren’t Danish
March 9, 2017 at 2:30 am

As we near London Book Fair, the adult coloring book tide has receded, but these Danish hygge titles are plentiful. Who's missing out? Danish publishers. The post Of Hype and Hygge: Those Books Aren’t Danish appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Patricia Cornwell Tracks the Ripper: Powered by ‘Kindle in Motion’
March 6, 2017 at 2:30 am

'I needed somebody who could publish a work of this magnitude,' says Cornwell of her new nonfiction work from Amazon Publishing. Her UK tour starts today. The post Patricia Cornwell Tracks the Ripper: Powered by ‘Kindle in Motion’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Turning 30, the UK’s Hay Festival Announces Special Projects
March 3, 2017 at 2:30 am

Thirty years and 120 festivals after being established, the Hay network adds new programming in observance of its three decades of international events. The post Turning 30, the UK’s Hay Festival Announces Special Projects appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

In Germany, Copyright Repayments Loom: Hardship Fund Formed for Publishers
February 28, 2017 at 2:30 am

Amid concern for the impact on publishers, Germany's collective management organizations must recoup copyright revenues distributed between 2012 and 2015. The post In Germany, Copyright Repayments Loom: Hardship Fund Formed for Publishers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

The UK’s Contrarian Publisher: Iain Dale on the ‘Gift’ of Trump
February 27, 2017 at 2:30 am

When everyone faces the effects of the political 'echo chamber,' hearing counter-opinions can be important. And the UK's Iain Dale is happy to offer some balance. The post The UK’s Contrarian Publisher: Iain Dale on the ‘Gift’ of Trump appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Rights Watch: An Israeli Agency’s International Picks for Young Readers
February 23, 2017 at 2:30 am

Literary agent Stephanie Barrouillet is preparing her rights list of French, Spanish and international children's books to showcase at the Bologna Book Fair The post Rights Watch: An Israeli Agency’s International Picks for Young Readers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

US Politics Sparks Republication of Japanese Sci-Fi Story, ‘America’s Wall’
February 22, 2017 at 2:30 am

Sometimes forgotten literature finds new life in current events. The acclaimed Japanese sci-fi author Sakyo Komatsu's short story 'America's Wall' is a new case in point. The post US Politics Sparks Republication of Japanese Sci-Fi Story, ‘America’s Wall’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Managing Rights in Customized Publishing: Risk and Reward
February 21, 2017 at 2:35 am

Rights today 'are much more stringently controlled than in the past,' says Klopotek's David Hetherington ahead of London Book Fair. The post Managing Rights in Customized Publishing: Risk and Reward appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Bestseller to Blockbuster? Books at Berlinale Highlights Good Stories
February 21, 2017 at 2:30 am

Twelve books get a chance each year to be presented for filmmakers' consideration at the Berlin International Film Festival's 'Books at Berlinale' event. The post Bestseller to Blockbuster? Books at Berlinale Highlights Good Stories appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

‘Hogwarts to Hygge’: London Book & Screen Week Program Announced
February 16, 2017 at 2:30 am

Surrounding and extending the reach of London Book Fair, London Book & Screen Week has events scheduled all over the British capital, March 13-19. The post ‘Hogwarts to Hygge’: London Book & Screen Week Program Announced appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

From Novel to VR: Making The Times’ ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’
February 15, 2017 at 2:30 am

Director Graham Sack and producer Jennifer 8. Lee collaborated with The New York Times on a short virtual reality film based on 'Lincoln in the Bardo.' The post From Novel to VR: Making The Times’ ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

For the Love of Writers: A Heartthrob Romances the Radish
February 14, 2017 at 2:30 am

Valentine's Day marks the anniversary of Radish, a platform that serenades its users with micropayments: 'We're devoted to our writers,' says Paul Baek. The post For the Love of Writers: A Heartthrob Romances the Radish appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Canada’s New CARL ‘Roadmap’: Toward Better Scholarly Communication
February 13, 2017 at 2:30 am

The Canadian Association of Research Libraries has released a plan to improve open and effective scholarly communication between publishers, libraries, researchers and others. The post Canada’s New CARL ‘Roadmap’: Toward Better Scholarly Communication appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Ukraine Enacts a Winter Ban on Book Imports From Russia
February 10, 2017 at 2:30 am

With Russian books accounting for up to 60 percent of its market, Ukraine's ban on those titles is alarming the country's publishers and booksellers. The post Ukraine Enacts a Winter Ban on Book Imports From Russia appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Leading With Diversity: The AWP Generation Goes to Washington
February 9, 2017 at 2:30 am

In its 50th year, AWP (the Association of Writers and Writing Programs) returns to the US capital, with special focus on literature in a political society. The post Leading With Diversity: The AWP Generation Goes to Washington appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.