On the 10th anniversary of Kindle, VP of Kindle content David Naggar looks back on the development and impact of Amazon’s ebook ecosystem on book publishing.
In China, the Shanghai Children’s Book Fair celebrates with more exhibitors than ever. Amazon celebrates 10 years of Kindle with a new list of bestselling ebooks in the US.
Canada’s top bookstore chain, Indigo, confirms plans to open bookstores in the US in 2018. Some believe Indigo is in a better position to compete with Amazon than Barnes & Noble.
Pre-order and KDP Select aren’t available through the Draft2Digital self-publishing service, but it now offers access Amazon as a new distribution channel.
As we roll out this month’s bestseller lists from China, the country’s second-largest e-retailer, JD.com, is holding a competition to engineer book delivery by drones.
James Patterson collaborator Mark Sullivan’s labor of love may turn out to be his most successful book yet in the run-up to Frankfurt.
The editorial lead of the translation powerhouse says AmazonCrossing’s mission is ‘stories that make people feel more similar than different.’
With Smadar Herzfeld’s ‘Trail of Miracles’ out in Aloma Halter’s translation from the Hebrew, we hear from author, translator and editorial director.
The retailer feeds its Amazon Charts with consumer data on what’s being read and listened to (in digital) and what’s being sold on a weekly basis.
Author and publisher groups are protesting a change in Amazon’s third-party sales policy. The retailer says it’s in line with ‘the rest of Amazon.’