As the USA and Cuba reestablish diplomatic relations, literary relations are also flourishing: Restless Books will release a series of Cuban sci-fi books.
Scribd found romance readers gorging on books through the ebook subscription service are costly, and now the company is cutting back on the genre.
Author Pablo Katchadjian could face jail for remixing Jorge Luis Borges’s story ‘The Aleph’ after Borges’ widow brings a lawsuit for intellectual fraud.
Trends come and go, but “If someone reads a trash novel, they won’t move on to Dostoevsky,” says Russian publisher Vadim Mescheryakov.
A new survey showed that Russian readers preferred printed books over eBooks by 49% to 9%, though 37% surveyed said “that they do not read books at all.”
W.W. Norton & Company has announced that its entire catalog of trade and professional e-books will be available to readers through lending libraries.
London’s Pushkin Press has become one of the founding partners of Picturehouse Central cinema and will have a pop-up shop in the theater to sell books.
As YouTube stars start to publish books they are bringing their millions of fans into bookstores, giving the book business an unlikely windfall.
Chinese “web literature” sites are making some amateur web authors wealthy by offering tools that enable fans to reward their favorite writers.
Scotland’s Palimpsest started as a pre-press and services provider, but seeing an open niche, is now publishing digital editions of Scottish classics.