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London Book Fair

New Day for Publishing in the Middle East

Jasmine Brett Stringer | Posted 06.29.2015 | Books
Jasmine Brett Stringer

The Emirate of Sharjah continues to position itself as a leading partner in the Middle East and Africa for writers, poets, intellectuals and lovers of the written word with the identity launch of the Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) and the establishment of Sharjah Book City.

London Book Fair: Americans Drive "Vibrant" First Day

The Bookseller | Posted 06.12.2011 | Books

Optimism from across the Atlantic was evident during the opening day of the fair, as UK publishers fret over the effect of digital on physical sales. ...

Sonny Mehta To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

The Bookseller | Katie Allen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Sonny Mehta, editor-in-chief of Alfred A Knopf, is to be awarded the eighth Lifetime Achievement Award in International Publishing by London Book Fair...

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...

Things I'd Like to See This Weekend on C-SPAN's "Book TV"

Laurence Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Laurence Hughes

The Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajökull, which generated by far the most buzz on the show floor, landed a seven-figure deal for a memoir that will cover its early days as a steam-venting fumarole right through to its headline-making eruption.

Enhanced eBooks Could Polarize Publishing Industry

The Bookseller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Enhanced e-books could polarise the publishing industry, delegates were told at LBF's "Winners and Losers in the Digital Jungle" seminar. Karolina Sut...

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...

What It's Like to Visit an Active Volcano

Karen Dionne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Karen Dionne

While the publishing world reels from the effect of the ash cloud from Eyjafjallajökull Volcano on air travel and the London Book Fair, I thought I'd share my more positive experience with an active volcano.