Robyn Kerkhof leads Selection, Publishing and Curation at Blinkist, an app that offers key ideas from nonfiction books in bitesize audio and text. Launched in 2013, the service has 10+ million users across 130+ countries. Robyn researches and selects the most insightful and illuminating nonfiction titles in English and German to be published as books-in-blinks, and curates Blinkist’s app content. Besides being a curator and nonfiction book market expert, Robyn speaks multiple modern and ancient languages, and hold degrees in Linguistics, Literature and Film Studies, as well as Japanese Studies from universities in Berlin, Tokyo and Oxford.
2:00 - 3:00pm
Topic 6: The Future of Reading
Moderator: Katja Böhne, Frankfurter Buchmesse, GER