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.
Here we post provocative questions and food for thought on the current state of publishing to our readers. Weigh in with your opinions and read what others have to say.
A panel at the Frankfurt Book Fair compared international literature and translation in France, Germany, and the United Kingdom.
The total number of books in print hit 28 million in English in 2013, but are there enough readers to justify so much publishing?
Publishing novels like ‘The Narrow Road to the Deep North’ by Richard Flanagan, which won the Man Booker Prize, helps keep memories alive.
New numbers from Nielsen Books & Consumer show that ebook sales were outsold by both hardcovers and paperbacks in the first half of 2014.
Bangalore’s Focus Medica has launched a new online medical library with thousands of video clips and over 150,000 images, claiming it is one of the world’s largest.
Looking for a new business opportunity, contact, or specific information at the Frankfurt Book Fair? All you have to do is ask around, writes Edward Nawotka.
Ed Nawotka reflects from the Frankfurt Book Fair about HarperCollins’ move into Germany and why publishers must continue to evolve.
Now that the digital revolution has taken place, content creators and tech companies seem to be moving toward the goal of closer collaboration.
On the eve of the 2014 Frankfurt Book Fair, Ed Nawotka wonders if publishers, booksellers, and authors need to closely examine their relationships with each other.