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Policies and opportunities for EU publishing – Young Publishing Professionals in Brussels 22

Policy review: Quentin Deschandelliers This piece is part of a series dedicated to the latest Young Publishing Professionals in Brussels event (YPPiB), taking place on 14th to 16th June 2022…

By Enrico Turrin and Gino Querini
November 24, 2022

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23 - 27 November 2022

Aldus Up events at Vienna Book Fair 2022

The Vienna Book Fair (Buch Wien) is the most important event in the Austrian book industry and offers hundreds of events, readings, discussions, and lectures by the brightest minds in..

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Free, syncretic, transmedial: why we like comics (and manga) so much

Comic books accounted for 10% of the books sold in 2021 in physical and online bookstores and in large-scale retail in Italy. One book in ten in terms of copies, almost..

Alessandra Rotondo
June 10, 2022
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Aldus Up events at Vienna Book Fair 2022
23 - 27 November 2022

The Vienna Book Fair (Buch Wien) is the most important event in the Austrian book industry and offers hundreds of events, readings, discussions, and lectures by the brightest minds in..

Aldus Up events at Frankfurt Book Fair 2022
19 - 23 October 2022

It’s October and the Frankfurter Buchmesse welcome the publishing and media industry with a variety of activities. One of the focal points of the fair this year is underlined by..

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)…

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Policies and opportunities for EU publishing – Young Publishing Professionals in Brussels 22

Policy review: Quentin Deschandelliers This piece is part of a series dedicated to the latest Young Publishing Professionals in Brussels event (YPPiB), taking place on 14th to 16th June 2022…

A two-day journey into European book policies – Young Publishing Professionals in Brussels 22

This piece is part of a series dedicated to the latest Young Publishing Professionals in Brussels event (YPPiB), taking place on 14th to 16th June 2022. Participants in the YPPiB..

Report on publishing in Italy 2022: Highlights

With a market worth 3.429 billion euros (2021 data), publishing is the leading cultural industry in Italy and the fourth in Europe. More than 85,000 new titles are published per..

Environmental policies in publishing sector (Readmagine 22)

One of the focus of Readmagine event in 2022 has been the United Nation’s Sustainability Development Goals (SDG). The initiatives for the reduction of environmental impacts is one of the..

Preview of the big figures of Spanish book market during 2021

The Spanish Publishers Association (FGEE: Federación de Gremios de Editores de España) has presented in Madrid a preview of the big figures of the Spanish book market during 2021. The..

Highlights from Readmagine 22

Readmagine is the professional meeting about reading, books and libraries that takes place at the centre of Germán Sánchez Ruipérez Foundation in Madrid. This event was founded by Luis González,..

Support for bookstores. Italian publishers call for the French model

A request for a lifeline for independent bookstores, but also —especially from those who represent small publishers— the confirmation that today they are failing to meet the visibility needs of..

ERICS: A Cornerstone towards Comprehensive Data on European Reading Habits

While reading is the subject of a considerable number of surveys in different European countries, it is very difficult to compare the individual results and put them into perspective. Not..

Free, syncretic, transmedial: why we like comics (and manga) so much

Comic books accounted for 10% of the books sold in 2021 in physical and online bookstores and in large-scale retail in Italy. One book in ten in terms of copies, almost..

The impact of e-lending on the purchasing of books

E-lending, namely library lending of electronic books, is widespread especially among the high-income and highly educated groups of the population, and has a considerably negative impact on the purchasing not..

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