Will we be able to read the Brazilian or Moroccan equivalent of Fifty Shades of Grey anytime soon? And, perhaps of even more importance, will it sell?
Any bookstore can sell you books you didn’t know you wanted to buy, but the best are able to sell you books you didn’t ‘remember’ you wanted to buy.
The media conglomerate reports net sales at 7,657 million euros down 3.9%. However, the group saw growth in US and e-book sales throughout 2011.
According to the Spanish ISBN Agency, the number of publishers and titles grew significantly in 2011, despite a 66% drop in new print editions.
Xalapa, Mexico known as ‘the Athens of Veracruz,’ has seen nine of its bookstores close their doors in the last three years.
A question for bloggers, authors, and publishers alike: can you offer specific instances of a blog post or social media having a direct impact on sales?
Numerous authors have been experimenting with serial publishing, but it can leave readers unsatisfied and frustrated. Where do you stand?
A new professional program and $300,000 to support translations marked 30 years of commitment to reading and literacy at the Sharjah International Book Fair.
In Russia, publishers deliberately minimize announced first printings; in the USA, they inflate them. On this point, publishers just can’t be trusted.
Detective fiction and romances rule Russia’s publishing scene, where agents are rare and authors are lucky to get a few thousand dollars as an advance.