Strike up the band: Amazon and Penguin Random House are in a contract dispute in the UK, prompting another round of hand-wringing and buy-button action.
The Chinese publishing market remains intimidating to the West, but the opportunities for publishers are undeniable, even as Chinese publishers struggle.
Executives from Goodreads, HarperCollins, and Penguin Random House shared book discovery tactics in the age of overload at BEA’s IDPF conference on Tuesday.
A panel at the IDPF Digital Book Conference this Wednesday asks, is Amazon good for readers? Tell us what you think.
PP’s latest column for the Italy’s Giornale della Libreria is a translation of our article “Amazon is a More ‘Modest Beast,’ says UK Tech Expert.”
Amazon Crossing put out 44 new translations last year, including genre titles, making it again the most prolific publisher of translated fiction in the US.
Tolino, a German alliance of booksellers, launched a self-publishing platform, Tolino Media, which has already attracted notable, self-published authors in Germany.
After failing with traditional publishing, thriller writer Mark Dawson has struck gold with Amazon KDP, selling more than 300,000 copies of his novels.
Traditional vs. self-publishing has become a Civil War, says Philip Gwyn Jones, who will the topic at today’s London Book Fair.
To the surprise of many, the bestselling title at Amazon US is by Scottish illustrator Johanna Basford, whose adult coloring books are topping the charts.