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Rights Roundup: Getting Over ‘Virtual’ and Down to Business
September 25, 2020 at 12:39 pm

From Finland, the United States, Canada, Norway, Spain, Turkey, and France, many of our titles today are new to the rights market. The post Rights Roundup: Getting Over ‘Virtual’ and Down to Business appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Guest of Honor Canada Announces Frankfurt Digital Events
September 24, 2020 at 7:58 am

Canada FBM2020 brings Atwood, a McLuhan exhibition, music, and more to its online programming at the Frankfurt Book Fair. The post Guest of Honor Canada Announces Frankfurt Digital Events appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

NPD Book Cites a ‘Switching of Gears’ in the US Market
September 23, 2020 at 1:07 pm

The week ending September 12, Kristen McLean writes, was the first in 2020 in which 'every book on the Top 10 list was a frontlist title.' The post NPD Book Cites a ‘Switching of Gears’ in the US Market appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Canada’s Cundill History Prize Shortlist: 10 Instead of Eight This Year
September 22, 2020 at 10:26 am

Canada's Cundill History Prize reveals its larger-than-usual shortlist of 10 titles, Peter Frankopan calling them 'a fantastic collection.' The post Canada’s Cundill History Prize Shortlist: 10 Instead of Eight This Year appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

China Bestsellers in August: A Nobel Laureate Hits the Charts
September 21, 2020 at 1:01 pm

The acclaimed Chinese author Mo Yan, has raced onto the bestseller list in China with his first book since his 2012 Nobel win, A Late Bloomer The post China Bestsellers in August: A Nobel Laureate Hits the Charts appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

DW Books: A News Network’s YouTube Resource for Readers, Publishers
September 18, 2020 at 11:05 am

Produced in English and adding content at a rapid clip, Deutsche Welle's DW Books is widely internationalized and themed to current affairs. The post DW Books: A News Network’s YouTube Resource for Readers, Publishers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Frankfurter Buchmesse Announces Its Digital Professional Program
September 16, 2020 at 7:30 am

Frankfurter Buchmesse releases first details of its 2020 professional publishing program, with more than 70 hours of online events and networking. The post Frankfurter Buchmesse Announces Its Digital Professional Program appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

The UK’s Booker Prize for Fiction Announces Its 2020 Shortlist
September 15, 2020 at 8:31 am

The six-title Booker Prize for Fiction shortlist carries forward four of the eight debuts that were included in its late-July longlist. The post The UK’s Booker Prize for Fiction Announces Its 2020 Shortlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Sharjah World Book Capital Leads Beirut Library Restoration Aid
September 14, 2020 at 2:40 pm

As parts of Beirut struggle to rebuild after the August 4 explosion, the Sharjah World Book Capital Office has stepped in to help restore three damaged libraries. The post Sharjah World Book Capital Leads Beirut Library Restoration Aid appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.