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Patricia Cornwell’s New Spacewalk: ‘Not Just About Putting a Flag on the Moon’
October 21, 2019 at 1:30 am

Patricia Cornwell’s ‘Quantum’ is the curtain-raiser for a series that takes the bestselling author into a new realm of exploration and storytelling. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson ‘I’m Doing It To Put a Face on Space’ ou don’t expect an author with more than 100 million copies of her books sold into 36 languages…

Bernardine Evaristo: 'These are unprecedented times for black female writers'
October 19, 2019 at 3:00 am

The first black woman to win the Booker prize argues that a revolution is sweeping through British publishing. But can it lead to lasting change?Chidera Eggerue, AKA The Slumflower, is a social media star, south-east London homegirl and feminist. She first came to prominence in 2017 when she created the hashtag #SaggyBoobsMatter on Twitter in…

Fearless, free and feminist: the enduring appeal of Jack Reacher
October 18, 2019 at 5:00 am

From Kate Atkinson to Haruki Murakami, the fast-paced Jack Reacher books have a host of obsessive fans. As a new thriller is released, we investigate the magnetism of Lee Child’s antiheroThis month, Lee Child’s latest novel – his 24th thriller featuring Jack Reacher, a 6ft 5in, 250lb former US army military policeman – will be…

In Frankfurt: Spain’s New Translation Grants and Market Data
October 18, 2019 at 3:33 am

Ramping up activities for its 20201 turn as Frankfurt's Guest of Honor, Spain launched expanded translation funding and presented book market statistics at the fair. The post In Frankfurt: Spain’s New Translation Grants and Market Data appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

At Frankfurt, IPA’s General Assembly Welcomes Côte d’Ivoire to Membership
October 18, 2019 at 12:05 am

Seated at Frankfurter Buchmesse, the International Publishers Association's general assembly has approved developments in its member-organizations list. The post At Frankfurt, IPA’s General Assembly Welcomes Côte d’Ivoire to Membership appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

From Frankfurt: Hachette’s Clare Harington Bows Out
October 17, 2019 at 4:05 am

After more than four decades in the book business, Hachette UK’s group communications director Clare Harington will retire with a wide network of friends in the industry. The post From Frankfurt: Hachette’s Clare Harington Bows Out appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Metabooks to Launch in Mexico this November
October 17, 2019 at 3:47 am

A new metadata solution is coming to Mexico, as Frankfurter Buchmesse and MVB signs a cooperation agreement with CANIEM to launch Metabooks Mexico. The post Metabooks to Launch in Mexico this November appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.