This week on PublishNews Brazil: Amazon opens kiosks to sell Kindles in Brazil, Kobo launches two new ereaders, 33% of Brazilians read a book last month.
Three CEOs at this year’s Digital Book World conference spoke about how they are reaching out directly to consumers and what they can do better.
Forrester Research and DBW presented the findings of their Executive Publishing Survey on ebooks, devices and digital publishing predictions for 2013.
Nick Ruffilo shares the hardware and software tools he uses in his day to day software development for the publishing industry and explains how they make life easier.
Add to the growing list of prize shortlists the latest from the NBCC, which includes just a single translation: Lauren Binet’s HHhH, translated by Sam Taylor.
Having the proper work environment is a simple thing, but key towards becoming a better technologist. Here are a few key concepts and set-ups to consider.
Porter Anderson’s weekly column previews this week’s Digital Book World Conference, asks whether publishers keep their shirts on, and much more.
The 2012 Man Asian Literary Prize shortlist includes books from Pakistan, Malaysia, Japan, Turkey and India; Orhan Pamuk competes with four other finalists.
Trade magazines Publishers Weekly and The Bookseller have put out new lists analyzing the bestselling books of 2012. No surprise, but E.L. James dominated.
The shortlist for the 2013 International Prize for Arabic Fiction includes titles that might surprise non-Arabic readers, offering insight into the Arab mind.