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Book Fair, Stop Selling All That Crap

Erika Sanzi | Posted 05.15.2016 | Parents
Erika Sanzi

It's book fair season and that should be a good thing but for those of us whose kids immediately do a beeline for the "non-book" items, it's not nearl...

Shine Out at the Sharjah Children's Reading Festival

Jasmine Brett Stringer | Posted 04.21.2016 | Books
Jasmine Brett Stringer

The eighth edition of the international literary event, the Sharjah Children's Reading Festival (SCRF) was inaugurated by the Crown Prince and Deputy ...

OutWrite DC: Creating New LGBTQ Literary Cultures

Julie R. Enszer | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Julie R. Enszer

Over the past twenty years, changes in the publishing and book selling industries eroded this ecosystem of queer literary culture.

Restricted and Rolling: Tehran's 27th Book Fair

Mehrnaz Samimi | Posted 07.15.2014 | World
Mehrnaz Samimi

Tehran's International Book Fair, a ten-day-long, twenty-seven year-old annual event, concluded on May 10th this year in a 120,000 square-meter venue...

Searching for Spring

Liz Neumark | Posted 06.07.2014 | Taste
Liz Neumark

Is there anyone in the Northeast who feels like winter hasn't been long enough, cold enough or sufficiently snowy? In the past 3 weeks I finally esca...

Readers Wanted: Building LGBT Literary Cultures

Julie R. Enszer | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Julie R. Enszer

Readers and sales of books to readers are vital for the survival of small presses; readers are also crucial for our literature to flourish.

The Sharjah International Book Fair

Teri Johnson | Posted 02.05.2014 | Travel
Teri Johnson

For the past 32 years the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) has brought together authors, publishers, families and literary enthusiasts.

Dispatch from the Frankfurt Book Fair

Kate Gale | Posted 12.16.2012 | Books
Kate Gale

The book fair is huge and overwhelming. It takes about 20 minutes to walk from one end of it to another. And walk you do.

Frankfurt Book Fair: What You Need To Know

Andrew Losowsky | Posted 12.13.2012 | Books
Andrew Losowsky

The Frankfurt Book Fair is the world's biggest trade fair for the book industry. Here's what I saw at this year's event.

Paul Chan on Peddling Saddam Hussein's Writings at the New York Art Book Fair

ARTINFO | Posted 11.26.2012 | Arts

Just before the U.S. invaded Iraq nearly 10 years ago, the artist Paul Chan took a trip to Baghdad with a group of activists then called Voices in the...

PHOTOS: Amazing Cover Designs At Madrid's Book Fair

Posted 06.08.2012 | Books

To celebrate the launch of El Huffington Post, our expansion into Spain (¡Felicidades herman@s!), we dropped in on the Feria del Libro, an annual pub...

The Week In Culture (PHOTOS)

Posted 03.18.2012 | Home

This week in culture, the SXSW music, film and interactive festival descended upon Austin, Texas, science whiz duo Mythbusters premiered an exhibit an...

Overprogrammed and Out-of-Touch: Why Picture Books Aren't Good Enough

Zak Kukoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Zak Kukoff

When students are forced to put down the books they find interesting, they start to associate reading with discomfort and even blandness, depriving them of a lifelong love of reading.

Does The UAE Have A Superior Publishing Model? | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

These awards are another example of just how much the SIBF is reaching out to western publishers, backed, as always, by Sheik Sultan Al Qasimi, whose ...

Protests against Censorship at Kuwait Book Fair

Meedan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Kuwait International Book Fair came to a close this week amidst widespread controversy due to the banning of what could be up to 200 books, writes...

eBook Talks At Frankfurt

Frankfurt Book Fair | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Questions being asked were all related to what's happening in the digital arena right now. For example: do tablets rule the world right now? Michael T...

Publisher At Frankfurt Book Fair | Benedicte Page | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Patrick Janson Smith, publisher at the HarperCollins imprint Blue Door, said there was plenty of hype around this year's fair, and claimed that publis...

On Offer At Frankfurt Book Fair | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Agents are heading off to this year's book fair with a host of titles from the likes of Martin Amis, Eoin Colfer and David Bowie. In the second of The...

U.S.'s Largest Book Festival Moves Across Town

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Last year, more than 140,000 attended the Festival of Books, the nation's largest public literary festival, along with 400 authors, hundreds of bookse...

Brooklyn Book Festival

Los Angeles Times | David L. Ulin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The Brooklyn Book Festival, after all, is the only book event I know of where you come out of the subway right into the heart of the fair. There is no...

Focus On China | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The London Book Fair has selected China as the market focus for its 2012's event. The move comes despite the controversy faced at last year's Frankfur...

London Book Fair Goes On Despite Volcano

Publishers Weekly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Despite the huge monkey wrench the suddenly active Icelandic volcano put in many Americans' (and some Europeans') plans to attend the London Book Fair...

London Book Fair: Hollywood Scouts Crawling, But Are They Buying?

Variety | Adam Dawtrey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The London Book Fair has overtaken its rival in Frankfurt as the destination of choice for Hollywood scouts looking for books to turn into films or TV...

Books About Zen, The Holocaust And Baha'i Banned At Tehran Book Fair

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty | Golnaz Esfandiari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Other banned titles include "Power, Islam and the Political Elite in Iran," which Tabnak says makes unfair judgments about Iran, and a book titled "Ze...

Move Over Stephenie Meyer: Josephine Angelini, Author Of Greek Tragedy Blockbuster For Teens Landed Huge Deal

Publishers Weekly | Rachel Deahl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In a major pre-Bologna acquisition, Laura Arnold at Harper Teen pre-empted North American rights to a debut YA trilogy by Josephine Angelini. Mollie G...