International companies are keeping a close eye on publishing in Asia and South Asia, including the latest rights trends and digital developments there.
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Over the last 15 years, the number of publishers, bookstores and revenue from book sales in Japan has been in significant decline.
Japanese bookseller Kinokuniya has implemented several innovative strategies to fight declining domestic sales, while still expanding at home and abroad.
Bangkok-based Gordon Ross says disrupting the book industry is a business challenge, and has launched Bleeding Heart Publications to test his instincts.
UK rights experts and IPR License discuss why Brazil, Latin America, and Asia are emerging as promising rights territories for books.
South Korean education publishers see Latin America as a potential growth market for their popular English-as-a-second-language learning materials.
China’s crack down “slash fiction” and pornographic graphic novels hasn’t stifled the flow of material or its popularity.
Haruki Murakami is the first Japanese author to win the Welt Literature Prize of 10,000 euros. Join our reading group to discuss Murakami’s literary works.
IPR License reports that Europe and the US remain key markets for rights sales, but Turkey, the Arab World and China are increasingly active, as are self-publishers.
The launch of a new Haruki Murakami book has become an event around the world, with many translations appearing before an English edition.