At the Frankfurt Book fair, I was amazed that a pretty much technical panel debate could draw a crowd of some 100 people for almost an hour. I had the pleasure to host the talk with UK consultant Mark Bide, Piero Atanasio of the Italian Association of Publishers, and Simon Juden of the British Publishers’ […]

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So what was the news at Frankfurt? Funny question. No clear answer. Someone at the show told me that there were “no  great books”. But this is the refrain almost every year – and has little to say about the after effects of the show. Someone entirely unconnected to the trade mentioned this “scandal about […]

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Global Ranking of the Publishing Industry
October 15, 2008 by ruediger

At the Frankfurt Book Fair, we could present the Global Ranking of the Publishing Industry 2008, which had been published by several of the leading publishing magazines, like Livres Hebdo, Publishers Weekly, The Bookseller, buchreport and Svensk Bokhandel. Find details here and the presentation here. More over the next few days live from Frankfurt.

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