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Italian books in translation: grants allocated by the Centre for Books and Reading

With a view to promoting the translation of Italian authors into foreign languages, the Centre for Books and Reading (Cepell), an independent institute of Italy’s Ministry of Culture, has issued..

July 07, 2021

Events

Digital Edition- 16st – 18th of November

READMAGINE 2021: DESIGNING A POSTPANDEMIC AGENDA FOR READING AND PUBLISHING FOR EUROPE

The Germán Sánchez Ruipérez Foundation (FGSR) and the International Publishing Distributors Association are organizing Readmagine, an event dedicated to innovation in reading and books, on November 16, 17 and 18..

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The long tail effect. In Italy the backlist drives the trade market in the first 9 months of 2021

The backlist drives the market: Italian publishing asks itself questions about the boom in trade publishing sales in the first nine months of the year (+29% on 2020, which had..

Samuele Cafasso
November 24, 2021
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READMAGINE 2021: DESIGNING A POSTPANDEMIC AGENDA FOR READING AND PUBLISHING FOR EUROPE
Digital Edition- 16st – 18th of November

The Germán Sánchez Ruipérez Foundation (FGSR) and the International Publishing Distributors Association are organizing Readmagine, an event dedicated to innovation in reading and books, on November 16, 17 and 18..

Fondazione LIA’s Accessibility workshop at Readmagine 2021
16 november 2021

The new edition of Readmagine, the event focused on digital innovation in the publishing and reading field, will be held from the 16th to the 18th of November in Madrid,..

Aldus Up events at Frankfurt Book Fair 2021
20 - 24 October 2021

Reading promotion after the pandemic, the audio-books phenomenon and accessibility in digital publishing are the three key topics of the Aldus Up programme of professional events at the Frankfurt Book..

Aldus Up @ Bologna Children’s Book Fair 2021
online edition, 14-17 June 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many changes and new challenges to our world. Faced with this unprecedented situation, the Bologna Children’s Book Fair 2021 has forged ahead to redesign and reinvent its rich programme of events. Many new features have..

European Inclusion Summit
17 November 2020, from 9.00 to 16.45 CET

During the German Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the German Federal Government Commissioner for Matters relating to Persons with Disabilities organizes the European Inclusion Summit, an important..

Let’s Talk
9-18 November 2020 - part of the 17th Thessaloniki International Book Fair

    A professional digital program addressed to publishers, booksellers, literary agents and literary translators in Greece and Germany conducted within the framework of the 17th Thessaloniki International Book Fair and organised..

Aldus Up events in Frankfurt Book Fair digital programme

Discover all the professional events in collaboration with Aldus Up featured by the Frankfurt Book Fair digital programme, and a special initiative on Eu book markets. October 13th, h.12.30 –13.30..

NEW ITALIAN BOOKS
Live streaming on July 2nd at 11.30 am (CEST)

The new portal to promote Italian publishing worldwide The new digital platform that internationalizes Italian book publishing, newitalianbooks.it, will be presented internationally on July 2nd at 11.30 am (Rome time)…

READMAGINE/DPS 2020 – DIGITAL VERSION – 1st – 12th of June
Digital Edition- 1st – 12th of June

Just a few months into 2020, the world has been shaken and the publishing sector and content industry in a broad sense are changing. The Covid-19 pandemic hastens the challenges..

Aldus events@BCBF Online Special Edition
4-7 May 2020

Bologna Children’s Book Fair continues on sharing the best of its expertise and know-how with the international children’s book community. From 4 to 7 May, the BCBF Online Special Edition brings..

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The long tail effect. In Italy the backlist drives the trade market in the first 9 months of 2021

The backlist drives the market: Italian publishing asks itself questions about the boom in trade publishing sales in the first nine months of the year (+29% on 2020, which had..

How Italian books performed: import/export, production, market. An overview of publishing in 2020 (and in the early months of 2021)

A publishing industry that is increasingly focused abroad, less concentrated on new releases and bestsellers and more on catalogue and long tail titles, capable of meeting an evolving demand for..

Book Wars: John B. Thompson´s new book and Amazon as a central challenge to European-style book cultures

Is Amazon the most powerful organisation book publishing has ever known in its history? John B. Thompson, author of the book “Book Wars. The Digital Revolution in Publishing” (Polity, 2021),..

Book and publishing statistics in Europe: the need to improve a fragmented market with a lack of access to data.

Collecting reliable and comprehensive statistics on the book and publishing sector is pivotal, and yet rather arduous for manifold reasons. On the one hand, a consistent collection of reliable data..

The transformation of reading habits in Italy during the pandemic in 2020

The Covid – 19 pandemic has triggered, or in some cases accelerated, a transformation of cultural and reading habits, as emerges from the research published in the white paper published..

Public measures in Europe to support the book sector during the pandemic in 2020

The impact of 2020 pandemic on the European publishing industry called for public measures to support the recovery, as illustrated in the white paper published by the Centre for the..

Italian books in translation: grants allocated by the Centre for Books and Reading

With a view to promoting the translation of Italian authors into foreign languages, the Centre for Books and Reading (Cepell), an independent institute of Italy’s Ministry of Culture, has issued..

Book publishing: Europe is looking for homogeneous statistics on reading and translation. All the differences in the mapping by Aldus Up. AIE: “Let’s build together a European approach”

Europe is not united yet when it comes to statistics on the book world: from reading habits to translations data, each country performs surveys independently, making it difficult to carry..

Survey on reading habits in Europe: state of the art

Towards a unified methodology – An overview of existing surveys on reading habits in Europe Reading is the key topic of a large number of different surveys throughout Europe. But..

Survey on translations in Europe: state of the art

Towards a unified methodology – An overview of existing surveys on translation flows and buying and selling rights in Europe Translations are essential to promote the diversity and pluralism of..

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