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Children’s and Young Adult Drive Book Sales for 2014

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The AAP reports book sales for 2014 rose 4.9% to $15.72 billion compared to 2013, driven by children’s and YA books, up 20.8% to $1.9 billion for the year.

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Survey: Traditional Publishing is for Men, Self-Publishing is for Women

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The Guardian reviews the results of a survey that suggests ‘self-publishing helps women break through the book industry’s glass ceiling.’

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In Germany: Ebooks Less Than 10% of Market, Tolino Grows

Ronald Schild

Ronald Schild, CEO at Germany’s MVB, discusses developments in German ebook sales — which still command just a single digit market share — and the Tolino ebook platform.

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Get to Know Millennial Consumers

Publishers, find out how to reach Millennials at our March 26 event in NYC, Designing Books for Millennials

Millennial consumers control $200 billion in annual spending, and research shows that they read more books than ever. How can publishers reach this influential group of readers?

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In the Wake of Tragedy: Voltaire Hits the French Bestseller Lists

Voltaire is a hit again after 200 years.

Voltaire’s Treatise on Tolerance is a bestseller again in France 200 years after its publication as people try to understand the Charlie Hebdo murders.

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Want to Profit as an Author? Think About Sponsorships

Lynn Isenberg

Author Power by Lynn Isenberg offers clear-headed, calming advice for writers who want to leverage their brand and make a profit from sponsorships.

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Publishing Perspectives Call for Stories: Sales and Marketing

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For the next two weeks, Publishing Perspectives will focus on sales and marketing issues for publishers and authors. Have you got a great story to tell?

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HarperCollins India Tries To Save Hindi Pulp Fiction

Jo Lare Deen Ke Het

The Times of India recently examined the problems facing Hindi pulp fiction in the era of ebooks, which may be killing off cheap pocket editions.

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Jaipur BookMark Estimates Indian Publishing Worth $20 Billion

Jaipur BookMark

Organizers of the Jaipur BookMark estimate the Indian book market is worth $20 billion, while noting that ebook sales were down 20% this past year.

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Turkish Book Rights Market Buffeted by Currency Fluctuations

Amy Marie Spangler of the AnatoliaLit Literary Agency

Amy Marie Spangler of the AnatoliaLit Agency surveys the Turkish book market and the challenges it faces due to currency and political fluctuations.

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