Translating Katja Kettu: ‘At the Margins of History’

As AmazonCrossing arrives at Frankfurt Book Fair this week, Finland’s Katja Kettu’s ‘The Midwife’ has just been released, one of Amazon Publishing’s big books of the year. Read More

PEN America on Diversity Issues and Banning Books in the USA

Young readers’ access is limited not only by local challenges but also by ‘soft censorship,’ asserts PEN America’s new report—and ‘diverse books’ may be the first to be yanked. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson The US Will Be ‘Majority Minority’ By 2044 Reporting “a persistent pattern of attempts to remove certain books from public schools… Read More

Unbound's Jason Cooper: 'Too Many Titles in a Small Space'

‘The need for extreme success is now a requirement rather than a boon,’ says the UK’s Jason Cooper in the run-up to Frankfurt’s conference on The Markets. Read More

David Hockney Speaks at Frankfurt Book Fair’s Opening News Conference

Praising the British artist’s ‘openness to new media and his application of digital techniques,’ Frankfurt’s Juergen Boos announces Hockney’s keynote comments on October 18. Read More

'Promise, Energy, Surprise': Download A Free White Paper on 'The Markets' 2016

The pivotal international publishing regions to be featured at Frankfurt Book Fair on October 18 in The Markets: Global Publishing Summit. Learn about them in this free download. Read More

‘Common Threads’: Flanders and The Netherlands at Frankfurt

A timely reminder of shared culture and business in Europe, early elements of Frankfurt Book Fair’s Guest of Honor program for October focus on Flanders, The Netherlands, and ‘what we share.’ Read More

‘The First Free Zone For Publishing’: The UAE’s Bodour

Nothing may sound better to publishers than the phrase ‘larger global markets for publishing,’ which Sharjah Publishing City is being developed to create. The Sheikha Bodour Al Qasimi speaks on October 18 as the UAE’s visionary in Frankfurt Book Fair’s The Markets: Global Publishing Summit. Read More

The IPA, the Arab World, and ‘Building Dialogue’: Bodour on the Controversy

In a Publishing Perspectives exclusive, Bodour Al Qasimi reacts to the International Publishers Association’s recent membership controversy and looks at the Arab world’s industry in globalization. Read More