This week’s #EtherIssue discussion will look at author Jonathan Emmett’s finding about boys’ reading and the gender balance in the industry.
Browsing by topic: bookselling
Outgoing president of the European and International Booksellers Federation John McNamee discusses interoperability for ebooks, VAT, and offers advice for future survival in the book biz.
Are boys are being deterred from reading because the gatekeepers to children’s literature are mostly women, asks an author for The Times of London.
The Bangkok Post looks at how Thai publishers are leveraging social media and online video to promote titles to younger readers and reach a wider potential audience.
Norway’s oil wealth and commitment to education offers unparalleled opportunities for publishers and writers alike, argues The New Republic.
Several African publishers are looking to plug a gap in the much-in-demand market for chick lit among African readers.
Prior to the opening of the London Book Fair, Ed Nawotka wonders why in the digital age such events still exist? The answer is easy: word-of-mouth.
Andrew Weinstein, the new VP of Content Acquisition at ebook subscription service Scribd discusses the role of bookstores, territorial rights and content.
The decrease in reading in Russia has alarmed government officials, who are considering various proposals to support bookselling and the promotion of reading.
The Guardian reports that a UK campaign to stop children’s books being labeled for boys or for girls is gaining support in the publishing community.