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.
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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.
HarperCollins UK’s Sam Missingham argues there’s no better way to promote books than social media, but you really have to work at it.
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.
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.