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  • ReBoot Kicks Off

    ReBoot: Books, Business, and Reading, comprising an October 13 conference plus research tracks, is designed to analyze how Covid-19 could reshape the global publishing industry.

  • Frankfurt Book Fair: Going Virtual

    American agents prep for a Frankfurt like no other—from their homes.

  • Frankfurt 2020: A Virtual Experiment

    With the physical fair canceled, the international event is creating new online opportunities for publishers.

  • RELX Stays #1

    A year after the RELX Group (formerly Reed Elsevier) wrestled away the crown of the world’s largest publisher from longtime leader Pearson, the STM, business, and legal publisher stayed #1 with revenue in 2019 of $5.64 billion, about a 7% increase from 2018.

  • Frankfurt Cancels Physical Fair, Goes All Virtual

    The Frankfurt Book Fair has canceled its in-person fair and will proceed as an entirely virtual, online-only event. It will take place, as scheduled, October 12-18.

  • Virtual Exhibitors, Agents at Frankfurt to Have Multiple Platforms

    Virtual exhibitors, including literary agents and rights representatives, will be able to participate in the upcoming fair and promote themselves through a variety of means, including the fair's online catalog, webinars, and its new digital rights platform.

  • Frankfurt Updates Exhibitors on Changes

    The Frankfurt Book Fair updated exhibitors on changes, which includes getting free additional booth space, the option to reserve a co-working space, or cancel with a full refund before August 15.

  • Penguin Random House Will Not Attend Frankfurt

    Penguin Random House is the last of the Big Five American trade publishers to announce they will not attend this year's Frankfurt Book Fair.

  • Frankfurt Launches Facebook Rights Community

    The Frankfurt Book Fair has launched Pitch Your CIP, a new Facebook-based community to connect rights holders and facilitate books-to-film pitches and other intellectual property exchanges.

  • Hachette, Bloomsbury Won't Travel to Frankfurt

    Hachette Livre and Bloomsbury Publishing are the latest publishers to announce they won't be sending employees to the Frankfurt Book Fair this year.

  • S&S, Macmillan, HarperCollins Won't Send Staff to Frankfurt

    S&S, Macmillan, and HarperCollins confirmed that they will not be sending U.S. staff to this year's Frankfurt Book Fair. All said they are open to participating in digital or virtual events.

  • Frankfurt Organizers Fine-Tune Upcoming Fair

    The Frankfurt Book Fair will be limited to 20,000 fairgoers at any one time to ensure safety, said book fair director Juergen Boos. Meanwhile, Random House, Holtzbrinck, and Bonnier have announced that they won't exhibit, but will take part in other events.

  • Frankfurt's Boos Promises a Reinvented Book Fair

    The director of the Frankfurt Book Fair said the event will happen, but with significant changes, including moving some events online, isolating the trade show from the consumer show, and reworking the LitAg.

  • Frankfurt Book Fair 2019: Attendance Up At This Year's Fair

    Fair organizers reported 302,267 total visitors, a 5.5% increase over 2018, including a 1.8% increase in professional attendance.

  • The Frankfurt Book Fair Finds a New Normal

    A stable book market offsets political and economic uncertainty at 2019's show.

  • Frankfurt Book Fair 2019: Netflix V-p Talks Book Strategy

    At the Global 50 CEO Talk held on Wednesday at the Frankfurt Book Fair, Kelly Luegenbiehl, v-p of international originals at Netflix. discussed the streaming service's relationship with books and publishing.

  • Frankfurt Book Fair 2019: Markus Dohle Is Sold on the Future of the Book

    In a reception at Penguin Random House's stand at the Frankfurt Book Fair, global CEO Markus Dohle again expressed his confidence in the future for both his company and the book industry in general.

  • Frankfurt Book Fair 2019: Rights Meeting Focuses on China

    At the Frankfurt Rights meeting, a trio of Chinese publishing executives confirmed what many have come to believe is the case: that Chinese publishers have actively turned inward and are deliberately slowing rights purchases.

  • Frankfurt Book Fair 2019: PW Talks to Storytel CEO Jonas Tellander

    What’s fueling the rapid, global rise of Swedish audiobook provider Storytel? On the eve of the Frankfurt Book Fair, PW caught up with CEO Jonas Tellander to find out.

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