Russian publishing is seeing its publishers print fewer books and raise prices, thus slowing sales, putting writers’ livelihoods in jeopardy.
Does Germany’s love of reading extend to ebooks? The results of the 2015 Allensbach Media Market Analysis reveal just how digital Germany’s readers are.
Seth Meyers on Late Night, a US TV talk show, has embraced interviewing novelists and the result is often a boost in book sales following broadcast.
Ted Cruz’s book was left off the New York Times bestseller list after accusations it was bought in bulk, sparking a debate about how the list is compiled.
Nigeria’s The Sun outlines several factors that are harming African publishing, particularly the inability to develop and support popular bestsellers.
Statistics from the publishers association show that German ebook sales have stabilized, with prices dropping year over year, and print sales are up.
Ricardo Lay discusses how to revitalize the book market in Brazil, such as opening new sales and distribution channels and bolstering foreign rights sales.
The one questions author should ask themselves that they typically do not when it comes to book marketing is: Should I do PR or marketing?
Chinese “web literature” sites are making some amateur web authors wealthy by offering tools that enable fans to reward their favorite writers.
In Brazil this past April and May, 17.34% of all books sold were coloring books — a genre which has dominated the bestseller lists for months.