Nine out of ten French read books last year and on average people read 16 books a year: 14 in print, 2 digital. Still, the French see room for improvement.
Marcello Vena discusses the offer Mondadori has made for RCS Libri, which would merge two of Italy’s strongest education and trade publishing groups.
German ebook distribution platform Bookwire’s international expansion is rolling across Spain, Brazil, Mexico, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Peru and Colombia.
Millennials are the largest generation in history and are entering their prime spending years. But, do we know how to appeal to them? Erin L. Cox previews the upcoming conference “Designing Books for Tomorrow’s Readers.”
When it comes to catering to Millennials, Total BooX believes that eliminating the friction in the traditional ebook purchasing process is key.
Hybrid German author Karl Olsberg describes how he leveraged the huge audience of Minecraft fans to sell a series of novels based on the game.
Global children’s publishers are turning away from the US and UK and toward Asian, French, Italian, Portuguese or Eastern European publishers for fresh content.
Roger Tagholm reports from the Riyadh Int’l Book Fair, where his pre-conceptions about Saudi Arabia were challenged and cultures connected through books.
At The Irwaddy, U San OO, owner of Seikku Cho Cho publishing house spoke about the development of Burmese publishing, translations and ebooks in the country.
Among the suggestions to improve Greece’s economy has been the prescription that it deregulate the book market, yet several people oppose this view.