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  • Frankfurt 2013: CONTEC Opens 'Good Mood' Frankfurt Book Fair

    The popular Tools of Change is no more, but in its place a more intimate digital conference--CONTEC--kicked off what Frankfurt v-p of conferences and entertainment & media Holger Volland said was going to be “a good mood” Frankfurt Book Fair.

  • Karten Nabs Two Big Buzz Books Pre-Frankfurt

    In separate deals with agents at William Morris Endeavor, HarperCollins's Terry Karten acquired North American rights to two of the big buzz books drawing attention leading into the Frankfurt Book Fair.

  • Frankfurt Book Fair 2013: BookMachine: A Meetup for Global Book Professionals

    On Wednesday, September 25, six speakers in six different cities around the world gave related presentations loosely organized around the effects of the digital transition on publishing, entrepreneurship, and the power of collaboration.

  • Frankfurt Book Fair 2013: An American’s Take on the French E-book Market

    When I moved to Paris in 2010, I’d already begun doing the majority of my reading on my Kindle.

  • Frankfurt Book Fair 2013: E-books Go Global

    One of the allures of e-books for American publishers is the opportunity the format provides to sell titles to international markets, free of the costs of printing—and shipping—books overseas.

  • Frankfurt Book Fair 2013: Working the Digital Content Space

    Uncertainty is one big obstacle holding publishers back from outsourcing their distribution, observes CEO Gareth Cuddy of ePubDirect.

  • Foreign Markets Drawing Mixed Reviews

    Depending on whom you talk to, the foreign rights markets are rebounding, or are still in decline.

  • Frankfurt Book Fair 2013: The Publisher: Innovator or Traditionalist?

    There is no denying that the past decade has seen some mighty changes within the publishing industry.

  • Frankfurt Book Fair 2013: CONTEC Makes Its Debut

    In March of this year, following a wonderful day of programming at TOC Bologna, I sat at dinner with a few of our speakers from the day—my friend and CONTEC Frankfurt speaker Paul Rhodes included—and the conversations at that table were simply absorbing.

  • Frankfurt Book Fair 2013: Where the World Plugs In

    At an opening session at last year’s Frankfurt Book Fair, U.K. Publishers Association CEO Richard Mollet remarked that digital publishing was no longer in its infancy, but in the “voting and drinking stages of early adulthood.”

  • STUDYeBUDDY Preps For Frankfurt Debut

    Seven months after its New Delhi launch, the STUDYeBUDDY e-bookstore now offers digital content from 32 publishers, including Usborne, Crabtree Publishing, Kendall Hunt, Ashgate, Ocra, Carson-Dellosa, Global Finance School, Pustak Mahal, Popular Prakashan, and Aardash Books.

  • Frankfurt Briefcase 2013: What the American Agencies Will Be Selling At the Fair

    Barbara Ehrenreich tackles "the truth"; Arianna Huffington tackles success; Elizabeth Gilbert tackles fiction; Alice McDermott tackles being ordinary; and more.

  • Frankfurt 2013: Frankfurt Adapts and Grows

    Over the 35 years since its introduction, the rights trade conducted at Frankfurt has become the backbone of the international publishing world, generating buzz and more than a few million-dollar blockbuster deals.

  • With CONTEC, Frankfurt Embraces Life After TOC

    For the past four years, Tools of Change has been a popular kickoff to the Frankfurt Book Fair.

  • Dohle to be Featured on Frankfurt Panel

    Markus Dohle, CEO of newly merged Penguin Random House, will be the sole guest speaker at this year’s CEO forum at the Frankfurt Book Fair.

  • Indonesia Will be Frankfurt Focus Country in '15

    The Frankfurt Book Fair announced that Indonesia will be its guest of honor country in 2015. Brazil is the honor country this fall with the focus on Finland in 2014.

  • Connections, Chance, and Content Deck the Halls

    Last year, students in the master’s program in Publishing: Digital and Print Media, at NYU’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies, were volunteers at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair—and shared their thoughts with Publishers Weekly.

  • Graphic Novels, Digital Comics Go Global At the Frankfurt Book Fair

    From the stands of Diamond Book Distributors, DC Comics and Abrams in Hall 8 to featured exhibitors like Comixology and New Zealand cartoonists Dylan Horrocks, Colin Wilson and Roger Langridge, comics are visible and active throughout the Frankfurt Book Fair.

  • Frankfurt 2012: Making the Digital Leap

    At the beginning of a standing-room-only Frankfurt Book Fair discussion, Richard Mollet, CEO of the U.K. Publishers Association, said he imagined there was a day 100 or more years ago at a book fair when, after yet another panel on how electricity was going to revolutionize the business, an attendee thought: enough already with the electricity talk.

  • Frankfurt Book Fair 2012: Metadata: The Whack-A-Mole of Book Discoverability

    In a brisk and entertaining exchange, Brian O’Leary, principal at Megallen Media Consulting, and Laura Dawson, product manager at R.R. Bowker Identifiers, managed to make metadata, the descriptive information underlying and identifying digital content, not only a bit more comprehensible, but downright interesting.

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