Twitter is now available in Dutch and Indonesian as of Monday, thanks to a team of volunteer translators.
The large turnout at the Tokyo Book Fair comes increasingly from non-publishers, including online distributors, digital services, and IT companies.
UK charity World Book Night to launch in the US in 2012 and give away 1 million books around the country.
A Chinese pirated version of George W. Bush’s memoir, Decision Points, sparked controversy about its authenticity what is lost in the Chinese translation.
Sources told the Times of India that Amazon.com is considering launching on its own in India sometime next year.
According to BookNet Canada, Canadian book sales volume dropped by 10.8% in the first quarter of 2011.
The German Book Office laments the death of Clara Heyworth of Verso Books who died last Monday after being hit by a car in Brooklyn
Digital sales are booming, up 146.9% in May and produced $73.4 million in revenue, according to the Association of American Publishers.
Books-a-Million bookstore chain has offered to take over 35 soon-to-be-liquidated Borders bookstores.
Google eBooks platform will power the U.S. sales of Pottermore, JK Rowling’s newly announced online experience for all things Harry Potter.