Publishers and agents haggled over the currency book deals would be struck in at Frankfurt, as the falling value of sterling became a factor in... Read more
The UK operations of many publishing houses with premises in numerous countries risk finding themselves sidelined in favour of other locations if a “hard Brexit”... Read more
A consortium of British indie publishers visiting Frankfurt for the first time are in an “awkward” position as a result of the UK’s vote to... Read more
Angela Gui, daughter of a Hong Kong publisher being detained by Chinese authorities, is holding meetings with the International Publishers Association (IPA) at the Frankfurt... Read more
Ahead of her 28th Frankfurt Book Fair, literary agent Sophie Hicks tells Roger Tagholm about the rush of having the big book of the fair,... Read more
Frankfurt Book Fair boss Jürgen Boos tells Tom Tivnan what to expect from the 2016 instalment, and of the power of political programming.
Hachette Children’s Group, along with Hachette US and Hachette Australia, has won an eight-publisher Frankfurt auction to acquire debut children’s author Jessica Townsend.... Read more
Bonnier Publishing imprint Blink has splashed a seven-figure sum acquiring the rights to a second authorised biography of pop star Robbie Williams.
Sphere editorial director Lucy Malagoni has acquired world rights to début psychological thriller If You Knew Her by Emily Elgar.
Suzie Dooré, publishing director at HarperCollins imprint The Borough Press, has acquired world English-language rights to Swedish author Emmy Abrahamson’s How to Fall in Love... Read more
Viking has acquired Do Not Become Alarmed by Women’s Prize for Fiction-shortlisted author Maile Meloy.
Icon Books has acquired actress Charlotte Rampling’s first memoir.
Issue No 5744
Friday, February 17 2017
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