Publishing is doing all it can to convince people to buy books and read, but still 47% of Americans don’t. It’s time to try something radical: let’s start with men.
Surprisingly, Apple leads Brazil’s ebook sales, but by 2014 Amazon should dominate, with Kobo, Google, Saraiva and others behind. We explain why.
HuffPo offered 9 things publishers need to be wary of in 2013. But what positive changes would you like to see happen in the coming year?
At the heart of the debate between publishers and libraries over ebook pricing and lending is a simple question: do libraries increase book sales or cannibalize them?
It comes as no surprise that Nielsen BookScan’s top-selling print book lists for 2012 are dominated by Fifty Shades and the Hunger Games. See what else is on the lists.
Describe what the ideal bookshop of the future looks like to you? Is it big or small? Does it offer ebooks an POD services? Use robot booksellers? Let us know.
Spain’s financial crisis and slump in book sales has led Spanish-language publishers to focus on Latin America, with agents bypassing Spain to sell rights directly in the region.
This week’s edition looks at how online author communities promote members’ books, the pros and cons of physical bookstores, and the steadily growing Kindle market.
At the Frankfurt Book Fair 2012, the Italian Publishers Association presented statistics about Italy’s book market.
Lena Dunham, creator of HBO’s Girls, signed a $3.7 million book deal with Random House. Rob Spillman says it is emblematic of all that is wrong with corporate publishing today.