MGIP BOOK AWARD WINNERS 2019

ART & PHOTOGRAPHY

Gold
King of Afghanistan. War & Dreams in the Land of the Enlightened – Lannoo Uitgevers, Belgium

Silver
Variétés - Tydsbeeld & Pièce Montée, Belgium

Bronce
Die Dschugelbücher – Bohem, Schweiz & Germany

LIFESTYLE & COOKERY

Gold
Tiffin: 500 Authentic Recipies Celebrating India’s Regional Cuisine – Roli Books, India

Silver
The Rolling Homes presents the Culture of VANlife  - Lannoo Uitgevers, Belgium

CHILDREN

Gold
The Most Beautiful Book of All Colours - Lannoo Uitgevers, Belfium

Silver
The Big Book of Birds - Thames & Hudson, UK

Bronze
Brons - Fontaine Uitgevers, The Netherlands

HISTORY

Gold
The Sea Journal – Thames & Hudson, UK

Silver
Francis Benjamin Johnston: Hampton Album - MoMA, USA

Silver
100 Speeches - Pavilion Books, UK

Bronze
1938 - Elisabeth Sandmann Verlag, Germany

GENERAL INTEREST & SCIENCES

Gold
The Writer's Map - Thames & Hudson, UK

Silver
Glorious Hotels of India – Roli Books, India

Bronze
Le Bureau des Légendes Decrypte – Les Arènes, France

The Jury:

Jean Arcache, Robin Wood, Lila Karatza, Isabelle Gérard, Norbert Küpper and Spiro Taraviras gave a

SPECIAL MENTION to

Awakenings: Art & Society in Asia - National Gallery Singapore, Singapore

...and declared as the Best Book of all winners

BEST OF THE BEST

King of Afghanistan. War & Dreams in the Land of the Enlightened – Lannoo, Uitgevers, Belgium

The DIPLOMAS will be handed out at the MGIP Dinner in Frankfurt on October

BOOKS ON FILM

All members were asked to vote as well for the best BOOK ON FILM – our new cooperation with the Frankfurt Book Fair. The winning book will be announced on October 19th at the FBF Pavilion. The competition  BOOKS ON FILM was organized in cooperation with Frankfurt Book Fair.

The jury, supported by Greek film director Spiro Taraviras recommended the following titles:


The Big Illusion or How to build a Movie Miracle  -  Slovart, Slovakia

Andrej Tarkovski Leben und Werk  - Schirmer Mosel Verlag, Germany

Once upon a Time in the West  - R / A / P

 



WELCOME TO NEW MGIP MEMBERS in 2019:

ISABELLE GÉRARD, Royal Museum of Central Africa, Belgium
NORBERT KÜPPER, ICMA Award, Germany
ANNEMIE MICHES, Fontaine Uitgevers, The Netherlands
LEI REN, Flieder Verlag/Chinese Rights Agency, Germany



Pramod Kapoor's Gandhi: An Illustrated Biography

 



ELECTIONS AT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY 2017

The members at the General Assembly voted unanimously for

President – Jean Arcache
Chairman – Christopher Hudson
Treasurer – Juraj Heger

and the bord of directors:
Kiran Kapoor, Elisabeth Sandmann, Alexandra Papadakis, Jean-Baptiste Bourrat, Alberto Gremese, Jan Martens, Robin Wood

This is our bus Matilda

Welcome to Malawi



Our Motovun Book Bus Matilda was the highlight of the London Book Fair! The bus has arrived in Africa - and is based in Malawi.

As the bus was a former police car with separated space in the back, originally for accused, it was now ideally transformed with shelves into the library.



Lake Como Diary – by Pramod Kapoor

Heaven’s lake Exalted company and beautiful surroundings; what could be better? Lake Como is one of the most beautiful places in Italy, and to be there as part of the prestigious Motovun Group is a rare privilege. Twenty-five years ago, at the Frankfurt Book Fair, the tiny booth set up by my publishing company was visited by two very famous names of publishing….

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New address of Sophy Thompson-Fabre

You may know that Sophy works now at Thames & Hudson in London.
Her new email address is

s.thompson@thameshudson.co.uk



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