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Italian Ebook Market Estimated to Grow 30-40% in 2015

Italian ebook market estimates from AllBrain

Marcello Vena of AllBrain’s recent survey of the Italian book market estimates Italian ebook sales nearing €60m, and growing 30-40% in 2015.

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How Alliances Bolster Latin American Indie Publishing

Leonora Djament

A quintet of editors from Argentina and Mexico discuss the boom and future of independent publishing in Latin America.

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Aer.io from Aerbook Lets You Curate Your Own Online Bookstore

Aer.io

Aerbook’s new Aer.io Retail Network “enables any person or company to create, customize, and curate” an online bookstore optimized for mobile devices and social media.

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Amazon Says It’s “Healthy” to Give Publishers, Authors Choice

Russ Grandinetti, VP of Kindle Content

Interviewed at DBW, Amazon’s Russ Grandinetti argued that the company’s ecosystem is ‘healthy,’ and aligned with the interests of publishers and authors.

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Doha International Book Fair Gives Qatari Readers Hope

Busy trade in manga on the Kinokuniya stand.

Though the Doha International Book Fair opened under the cloud of the killings in France, it proved interest in reading is growing in the oil rich country.

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Argentina’s BajaLibros Aims to Sell Ebooks to All of America

Bajalibros

In an effort to defy difficulties at home, Argentine e-bookseller BajaLibros is aiming to sell ebooks throughout Latin America as well as the United States.

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Global Ebook Retailers Race to Beat Amazon into Latin America

Manuel Dávila of Ghandi

Global Spanish-language ebook retailers are racing to capture Latin American readers and bolster ebook sales before Amazon makes a big push into the region.

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Nathan L. Brown: The Self-Publishing Poet Laureate

Nathan Brown

Oklahoma’s former Poet Laureate Nathan Brown discusses how his career was transformed by his decision to transition into self-publishing, tripling sales.

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UK Publishers Discuss Favorite Books of 2014

The Miniaturist

The Guardian looks back on 2014 from the perspective of a long list of British publishers, asking, what books made their year?

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In China: Top 10 Titles Tackling New Territory, Translations

Death Fugue sheng Keyi

Time Out Shanghai offers a top 10 list of new Chinese books that defy cliché, while Bruce Humes lists the most influential translations of 2014.

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