Tagged: Frankfurt Book Fair 2021

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Frankfurt 2021 will not go down as a vintage edition of the great trade show. But its comeback after last year’s curtailment marked a solid... Read more

Brockman revels in success of Firsty’s lockdown pivot as Glassbox takes root

The founder and c.e.o. of the Firsty Group Darin Brockman has reaped the benefits of having a broad portfolio in lockdown, launching a new consumer-facing e-book... Read more

Obadiah M | 'I want readers of this story to understand there is hope after hopelessness'

Forced to flee Rwanda in the 1990s in order to escape the genocide in the nation, and fearing for his life in the wake of... Read more

Ivan Coyote: 'I found the pandemic to be a fountain of creativity for me'

Ivan Coyote, a multi-hyphenate creative talent from Yukon, reveals how lockdown fuelled their creative output, and why they will never again return to a gruelling... Read more

Guy Gavriel Kay: 'We all write the books we would like to read'

Prolific historical and fantasy novelist Guy Gavriel Kay shares what he learned from working with J R R Tolkien’s archives, and explains how Canada’s books... Read more

My Frankfurt Book Fair: Hattie Grünewald, The Blair Partnership

The literary agent and Bookseller Rising Star on Frankfurt’s charm—and the importance of taking a breather. Read more

My Frankfurt Book Fair: Natalie Jerome, Curtis Brown

The literary agent of Sir Lenny Henry and David Harewood on her best Frankfurt memories—and why Berlin is the perfect preparation for the annual fair. ... Read more

Frankfurt Book Fair: Bent's Notes day two

Scenes of jubilation—OK, contentedness—flooded the fair on Wednesday, until PRH’s leader brought delegates to tears with a tale of woe Read more

Frankfurt Book Fair: Bent's Notes day one

Horace’s first in-person book fair since the onset of the pandemic sees him in buoyant spirits—and not solely because of the liquid refreshments on offer... Read more

Frankfurt attendees find fair fruitful but lack of UK presence lamented

Attendees at the Frankfurt Book Fair have said a smaller cohort this year has made for fruitful, "more discursive" meetings, although one publisher lamented the lack of a... Read more

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