Warsaw, Minsk, Bucharest, Bratislava, Lillehammer, St. Petersburg, Dublin, Kiev, Madrid, Lisbon – the European book fair season is under way

Although we have had significant European book fairs already this year, it is in May that things really step up a gear, as winter is laid to rest, spring has sprung and thoughts turn to a summer of books. May started with the Thessalonika fair in Greece (85,000 visitors) and the Tanpinar festival in Turkey, Read More …

Buying books on trains in the Ukraine

Not much detail on this story yet, but Nasher (the Professional Hub for Arab Publishers, reports that Ukrainian Railways will be selling books on its trains from the end of the year. According to Nasher, Ukrainian publishing houses commended and celebrated the initiative because it will contribute to a significant increase in sales. Other bookstores Read More …