Scotland builds on Iceland’s annual book-giving tradition with #ScotBookFlood, and Open Road Media cites strong growth through its marketing services.
As sales of nonfiction books increase in Russia, the country’s largest publisher, Eksmo-AST, opens a new nonfiction imprint, Bombora, to meet this demand.
‘Quite a big challenge to aim for the world’s largest book market’: Moscow’s Clever Publishing wants $10 million in North American sales in three years.
In the latest of its moves amid East-European educational-sector interests, it proposes taking over publishing and distribution assets in Bulgaria.
Royalties payable by Canadian universities to authors, visual artists and their publishers are down almost 50 percent since 2012, says Copibec.
From Scroll.in: India’s Renuka Chatterjee has created Speaking Tiger’s International Fiction series, buying rights to titles from abroad.
At the Guadalajara Book Fair, Paul Auster talks authors who’ve influenced his work. And Amazon Publishing introduces a new imprint for short-form work.
‘It would make larger parts of the research cycle open to self-correction,’ says the Digital Science report’s author, but so might ‘a less drastic change.’
Following Italy’s energetic reading campaign in October, the #IoLeggoPerché (Why I Read) project, AIE cheers new Senate support for library tax credits.
Citing record attendance for its professional program, the Shanghai Children’s Book Fair offers an upbeat report amid some concerns voiced by UK publishers.