Posts tagged "Frankfurt Book Fair"
Books That Matter: How David Philip Publishers Managed to Reissue Banned Books During Apartheid

Books That Matter: How David Philip Publishers Managed to Reissue Banned Books During Apartheid

David Philip Publishers has shared an excerpt from Books That Matter: David Philip Publishers During the Apartheid Years, a memoir by Marie Philip. David Philip Publishers was established in 1971, with the aim of publishing “books that matter for Southern Africa” and challenging mainstream apartheid thinking. In 1992, Nadine Gordimer of the founders: “David and Marie...
Holger's Week in Publishing (48/13)

Holger’s Week in Publishing (48/13)

I have just arrived in Mexico to attend the International Book Fair in Guadalajara, which is one of the highlights of my annual schedule. But the fair only opens tomorrow (Saturday), so I will spare the Latin American stories for the coming weeks (I’ll be in Mexico for a month). You may wish to check...
Holger's Week (43/13)

Holger’s Week (43/13)

In the parallel world that is publishing, the week has been quite interesting, yet again. But sometimes reality creeps in. On Monday, the supreme cassation court in Doha rejected the appeal by Qatari poet Mohammed al-Ajami against a 15-year- prison sentence aginst himself – because he had written a poem praising the Arab revolutions and...
Holger's Week (42/13)

Holger’s Week (42/13)

In this series I aim to bring to you a shortcut to the international publishing industry stories I found noteworthy, in English and German. Suggestions are always welcome, just send an email to info [at] ehlingedia.com. In dieser Serie möchte ich Ihnen Hinweise geben auf die Geschichten aus der internationalen Buchbranche, die ich bemerkenswert fand,...
Die großen Buchmessen der Welt (I): Frankfurt – größer (und besser) geht’s nicht

Die großen Buchmessen der Welt (I): Frankfurt – größer (und besser) geht’s nicht

Am 8. Oktober wird die 64. Frankfurter Buchmesse eröffnet. Wir starten damit eine Serie über die wichtigsten Buchmessen der Welt, die wir im Laufe des Jahres fortsetzen werden. Gleichzeitig beleben wir damit den Blog neu – künftig werden Sie wieder ein- bis zweimal pro Woche aktuelle Informationen und Einschätzungen zur internationalen Buchbranche erhalten. Kommentare, Anregungen,...