Larger book publishing companies in Russia attract more government support, say critics, while smaller houses struggle to keep up.
In what seems to be inconclusive research work in Warsaw, taking pirated book copies out of the market doesn’t appear to mean more legitimate book sales.
‘Lazy publishing,’ says Canongate’s Jamie Byng, ‘is just a disservice to what books can be.’ The publisher talks Man Booker, reading, and ‘Letters Live.’
The editorial lead of the translation powerhouse says AmazonCrossing’s mission is ‘stories that make people feel more similar than different.’
‘Always just a bit sexier and more exciting,’ Macmillan’s rights-powerhouse Pan Books celebrate their 70th anniversary with new Golden Pan honors.
The catastrophic effects of Hurricane Harvey prompt a demonstration of how Ingram’s Aerio network can ‘line up books against the storm,’ says Ron Martinez.
Given a green light by competition authorities, Poland’s bookseller Empik adds Platon to its assets, a major national and international book distributor.
Reconstituting its board as a leaner group of sector-specific players, BISG adds new advisory assets and a council of associations to its strategy.
As publishers in Ukraine continue to struggle, the country’s ban on importing Russian-language books has led to decreased consumer demand and fewer titles.
After 15 years in R&D in the AR and VR space, SnapLearn is headed for Frankfurt with a royalty-sharing business model and virtual reality for books.