Opportunities and challenges in Poland’s publishing market are under discussion this week at BookExpo America, in the wake of a decision against fixed pricing there.
‘The convergence between books and the Web is really, really important,’ Tim Berners-Lee tells the #IDPFDigiCon audience. All else seems less certain.
BEA’s’ Director of International Affairs Rüdiger Wishenbart’s new Global Ebook Report cites continental Europe’s ebooks “stalling even earlier” than in US, UK.
With a goal of combining forces by January 2017, W3C and IDPF formalize their plans in an announcement ahead of BookExpo America.
Dealing in the ‘atomic unit’ — story — Wattpad Studios’ Aron Levitz is ready to ‘give Hollywood the best focus group it never had.’
‘The population of Japan is about a third of the US, but the [size of the] book market is comparable,’ says Kodansha’s Alvin Lu, who speaks at IDPF’s DigiCon on the eve of BookExpo America.
In panel discussions and interviews, PBS’ online ‘Book View Now’ program will generate several hours per day of coverage from BookExpo America in Chicago.
Content today is ‘born digital, transmitted digitally, used digitally, consumed digitally,’ and a leading player in the field, Michael Healy, plans his address at IDPF to highlight some of the hotspots in a world teeming with copyright issue
An interesting phenomenon in ebook subscriptions: some outside the US market seem to fare better than their American counterparts.
Funded by the Amazon Literary Partnership, the Best Translated Book Award gives $5,000 to each winning author and translator, and is administered by Chad W. Post of the literary site Three Percent and Open Letter, a nonprofit literary press.