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Frankfurt Book Fair proclaims “new era in international publishing”

By libertyc
September 16, 2013 // 0 Comments

The Frankfurt Book Fair, the global publishing industry’s biggest trade show, is busily positioning itself for the digital era in advance of its opening in October. At the customary pre-event press conference, as reported by Germany’s E-Book-News.de, Director of the Frankfurt Book Fair Juergen [...]

Are E-Books Finally Coming to Cuba?

By Dan Eldridge
February 8, 2013 // 0 Comments

We’ve been covering the international e-book scene for some time here at TeleRead, but Cuba is one county we haven’t had the opportunity to discuss much at all. TeleRead founder David Rothman wrote this thought provoking piece about the Cuban literary landscape back in April 2009. But [...]

Innovation in the Japanese eBook Market by Robin Birtle

By libertyc
July 5, 2011 // 1 Comment

Overseas attendees at this week’s Tokyo International Book Fair can leave their phrase books at home since they will only need the line “atsui desu ne?”, the ubiquitous Summer greeting that means “It’s really hot, isn’t it?”. Temperatures in the high 80s [...]

Publishers need to interact more meaningfully with readers

By libertyc
April 27, 2011 // 6 Comments

I’ve brought up a number of times the idea that publishers need to do more to connect with the general audience. On Publishing Perspectives, Amanda DeMarco writes that the same holds true in Germany—even at industry events that are open to the public. DeMarco writes about the Leipzig Book Fair, [...]

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