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The Book Sector in Europe: Facts and Figures

In occasion of its 50th anniversary, the Federation of European Publishers (FEP) produced a statistics publication that provides a wealth of data and information about book publishing and the book sector in..

By FEP, Federation European Publishers
March 21, 2017

Events

February 24, 2017, h. 9.00

P2P for publishers

P2P will be organised for Lithuanian, Latvian, Romanian, Valencian, Slovenian publishers, participating in Vilnius book fair. Event for registered participants. Moderator: Aida V. Dobkevičiūtė Partecipants: 10 Valencian publishers, 4 Romanian publishers,..

February 23, 2017, h. 15.00

Book Piracy: Theft of Free Advertising?

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What publishers want

Book fairs offer unique opportunities for readers to meet authors, agents find the perfect place to organize business meetings while publishers juggle between presentations, promotions and meetings, taking advantage of..

Elisa Molinari
February 24, 2017
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Events

P2P for publishers
February 24, 2017, h. 9.00

P2P will be organised for Lithuanian, Latvian, Romanian, Valencian, Slovenian publishers, participating in Vilnius book fair. Event for registered participants. Moderator: Aida V. Dobkevičiūtė Partecipants: 10 Valencian publishers, 4 Romanian publishers,..

Bob Dylan lyrics in LT, LV, RO, SI and Valencian
February 23, 2017, h. 17.00

LLA and international projects partners will hold public readings in different languages of this year’s Nobel prize winner for literature Bob Dylan lyrics. Poems will be read in Lithuanian, Latvian,..

Book Piracy: Theft of Free Advertising?
February 23, 2017, h. 15.00

Publishing experts and authors from Lithuania, Slovenia, Latvia, Romania and Valencia will discuss book piracy online, the challenges intellectual property is facing, damage for authors, publishers and society. Lithuanian publishers..

The Bestsellers books race in the world and Lithuania
February 23, 2017, h. 14.00

Miha Kovač, Slovenian publishing professor and the editor of “Mladinska Knyga” publishing house, will present the global research on bestsellers. Publishing experts from Lithuania, Slovenia, Latvia, Romania, Valencia and publishers..

Selling and buying rights. When the fairs change geography
DECEMBER 9, 2016, h. 11.00 - 11.45, Più libri più liberi

Bookfairs are the instrument for a publisher to buy and sell authors’ rights. In occasion of the second edition of the “Observatory on the sale and the purchase of rights”, organized..

There are 400.000 euros for you. The new European tender for translations
DECEMBER 9, 2016, h. 12.00 - 12.45, Più libri più liberi

“Internationalization” is one of the central ideas of this edition of Più libri più liberi and a central theme of ALDUS, the european network of bookfairs. The other idea is..

The audiobooks’ market. Whispers and screams: the readers are listening
DECEMBER 7, 2016, h. 17.00 - 17.45, Più libri più liberi

Is audiobook becoming a market? How much does it count in trade channels? It is an opportunity to exploit the secondary rights of many books. Which spaces do they have..

Customers and bookshops. A new bookshop should be original
DECEMBER 10, 2016, h. 14.00 - 14.45, PIù libri più liberi

Customer engagement is a driving factor in sale points’ innovation. This is what a study by Università di Roma Tre tells us. What about bookshops? What kind of practices and..

Bookfairs and exhibitions in Europe
DECEMBER 7, 2016, h. 16.00 - 16.45, Più libri più liberi

At Più Libri Più Liberi last year the keyword was “Concentration” while this year is “Fair” for many reasons: this is the 15th edition of #plpl which is going to..

Reading Europe – new approaches to the promotion and networking of European book markets
OCTOBER 22, 2016, h 14.00- 15.30, Frankfurt Book Fair

What tools do the intermediaries of literature need in order to devise innovative promotion formats? The Frankfurt Book Fair presents three successful models. The Network of European Book Fairs, ALDUS,..

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The Book Sector in Europe: Facts and Figures

In occasion of its 50th anniversary, the Federation of European Publishers (FEP) produced a statistics publication that provides a wealth of data and information about book publishing and the book sector in..

What to expect from London Book Fair?

From very modest beginnings in the Berners Hotel near Oxford Street in 1971 as the Specialist Publishers’ Exhibition for Librarians, The London Book Fair – it took the name in..

What publishers want

Book fairs offer unique opportunities for readers to meet authors, agents find the perfect place to organize business meetings while publishers juggle between presentations, promotions and meetings, taking advantage of..

Discovering Vilnius Book Fair

The Second Christmas – this is how Lithuanian publishers call Vilnius Book Fair, which awaits its fans every February. Publishers around the globe rush to publish the most interesting and..

Book fairs and exhibitions in Europe

On 7 December took place an Aldus seminar on innovation models in book fairs, organised by Ediser, the services company of the Italian Publishers Association, at Più Libri Più Liberi,..

The New York Public Library and the European Digital Reading Lab team up for a better e-reading experience

The European Digital Reading Lab (EDRLab) is an innovative non-profit organization based in Paris, headquarter of both IDPF and the Readium Foundation and member of the W3C. Its main objectives..

Merchants of stories. Report on the import /export rights in Italy in 2016

In recent years, the trade of rights has been playing a crucial role within the publishing houses: as for the import, to start building a catalogue and to offer readers..

Report on publishing in Italy 2016: Highlights

The Italian book market makes an official return to growth after four years of crisis. This is what the numbers say, and not only turnover data. The sector turns its..

Italian books abroad (and foreign books in Italy) 2016

This guide presents most of the addresses and reference details of professionals in the publishing sector, for both Italian and foreign operators concerned with the import/export of books and publishing..

European Book Fairs. Facts and Figures

Europe features a rich variety of national and international book fairs. Traditionally, the former are the most important appointment for books and reading promotion: open to the grand public, they..

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