Saskia Vogel documents the hot book trends from the Goteborg Book Fair, including feminist texts, literary fiction, and more.
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Sweden’s book market is bracing for the launch of Amazon, where ebooks are hamstrung by high taxes and print books are still relatively affordable.
Jesse Finkelstein and Trena White of Page Two, a publishing services firm in Canada reflect on what they’ve learned in their first year in business.
Finland was a hugely successful Guest of Honor country at the Frankfurt Book Fair, prompting more than 7,500 news articles and numerous rights deals.
The Women’s Writing Festival in Matera, Italy was a showcase for the growing importance of women’s fiction and self-publishing in Europe.
Literary agent Andrew Lownie believes that in 5-10 years, 75% of books will be self-published, 20% assisted by agents, and only 5% traditionally published.
Margot Atwell, ex-publisher of Beaufort Books, discusses the appeal of Rollerderby and her efforts to publish a book about the sport via Kickstarter.
The total number of books in print hit 28 million in English in 2013, but are there enough readers to justify so much publishing?
In 2015 the Cairo International Book Fair will launch its first-ever professional program, which will run from January 29 through 31.
Ewan Morrison explains how the ‘seven big ideas in the world’ dominate culture and can help you prepare for the next book publishing trends.