International Lounge at MIBF

 

 

Moscow International Book Fair

 

7 - 12 September 2011

 

download the programme (pdf)

 

 

How to win over the American Reader

 

 

  Steven Rosato, director of BookExpo America speaks at the 'How to conquer the American reader' presentation at the Theatre in the International Lounge 2011. From left, Peter Mayer, The Overlook Press, Peter Kaufman, coordinator of Read Russia!, Svetlana Adjoubei, director of Academia Rossica, and Ruediger Wischenbart, curator of Read Russia!.  

Genre - The Theory, the practice and the reality of marketing

 

 

  Peter Mayer speaks at 'Genre - the theory, the practice and the reality of marketing', held in the Studio of the International Lounge.

Peter Mayer at Genre - the theory, the practice and the reality of marketing

 

 

  Peter Mayer, The Overlook Press, presents his view genre as a marketing tool.

Sergei Kostin and John Silbersack

 

 

  From left, Lev Danilkin, literary critic and journalist, Afisha, Steve Bercu, Vice President of the American Bookseller's Association, John Silbersack, Trident Media Group and Sergei Kostin, author, take part in the roundtable discussion on 'Genre - the theory, the practice and the reality of marketing'.

Panel discussion on 'Literary Critics, Facebook and Twitter'

 

 

  Panel discussion on 'Literary Critics, Facebook and Twitter - the media arena around literature'. From left, Peter Mayer, The Overlook Press, Maria Mitropolskaia, Academia Rossica, John Silbersack, Trident Media Group, Mark Krotov, Farrar, Straus, and Giroux and Steve Bercu, Vice President of the American Booksellers Association.  

John Silbersack and Mark Krotov

 

 

  Mark Krotov, Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, gives his view on literature coverage in the American media. 

The Studio at the International Lounge

 

 

  The Russian Publishers Association meeting in the Studio of the International Lounge. 

The audience at the International Lounge's Theatre

 

 

  An avid audience at the Theatre of the International Lounge.

Read Russia! steering committee meeting

 

 

  Ruediger Wischenbart, curator of Read Russia!, speaks at the Read Russia steering committee meeting.

The US book market - growing trends

 

 

  Roundtable discussion on 'The US book market - growing trends', held in the Studio of the International Lounge.

Geoge Slowik, Steven Rosato and Ruediger Wischenbart 

 

 

  Steven Rosato, director of BookExpo America, describes the new direction the fair has taken in recent years. From left, George Slowik, Publishers Weekly, Steven Rosato and Ruediger Wischenbart, BookExpo America.

John Silbersack and Steve Bercu 

 

 

  John Silbersack, Trident Media Group and Steve Bercu, American Booksellers Association, take part in the discussion on 'the journey of the book to the reader'.

 Michael Barron, Mark Krotov and Peter Blackstock

 

 

  Michael Barron, New Directions, Mark Krotov, Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, and Peter Blackstock, Grove/Atlantic at the discussion on the growing trends in the US book market.

Hesperus Press presentation

 

 

  Managing Director Karl Sabbagh presents UK publishing house Hesperus Press. 

Hot off the Shelf presentation - Zakhar Prilepin 

 

 

  Zakhar Prilepin presents his latest title 'Black Monkey' as part of the Hot off the Shelf blitz presentations.  

Zakhar Prilepin 

 

 

  Author Zakhar Prilepin discusses the popularity of his work in Europe.  

Genre - the theory, the practice and the reality of marketing

 

 

  John Silbersack, Trident Media Group, speaks at the conference on the role of literary agents in forming the market and cross-cultural links.

The audience at the Battle of the Book Trailers

 

 

  The audience eagerly watches the Battle of the Book Trailers in the International Lounge. 

Hot off the Shelf - Tatiana Ustinova

 

 

  Author Tatiana Ustinova presents her new book "Uncut Pages" as part of the Hot off the Shelf series. 

Read Russia! steering committee meeting

 

 

 

The open meeting of the Read Russia! steering committee. From left, George Slowik, Publishers Weekly, Peter Kaufman, Read Russia! coordinator, Vladimir Grigoriev, Deputy Head of the Federal Agency for Press and Mass Communication, Steven Rosato, Director of BookExpo America and Andrei Sorokin, Director of ROSSPEN publishers. 

Vladimir Grogoriev at the Read Russia! steering committee meeting

 

 

  Vladimir Grigoriev calls for input from Russian authors on the Read Russia programme. 

Read Russia! steering committee meeting

 

 

  Steve Bercu, Vice President of the American Booksellers Association,Edward Kasinec, research scholar at Harriman Institute, and Peter Mayer, The Overlook Press, brainstorm over ways to expand the Read Russia! programme. 
The Rights Centre   Author Sergei Kostin meeting with translator Nina Bouis.

 

 

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