Sales of new books in South Korea fell by 20% in 2012, according to Statistics Korea. Han Ki-ho, head of the Korean Publishing Market Research Institute, is very concerned.
By incorporating trillions of calculations, Bookish.com, the new online bookstore financed by Hachette, Penguin and S&S, promises to apply Big Data to book discovery.
In a surprise second act James Frey’s Full Fathom Five is successfully re-imagining the author/publisher relationship and book packaging for the 21st century.
Three CEOs at this year’s Digital Book World conference spoke about how they are reaching out directly to consumers and what they can do better.
Forrester Research and DBW presented the findings of their Executive Publishing Survey on ebooks, devices and digital publishing predictions for 2013.
What is the future of the comic book format? Will it go all digital? Continue its slow decline? Disappear? Or is due for a nostalgic revival like so much else?
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?