Penguin Random House ‘holds an effective veto on the success of ebook subscription services,” says Shelfie’s Peter Hudson.
Ebook distributor Enthrill is acquired by Firebrand; HarperCollins halts digital sales of a Trump appointee’s book amid plagiarism allegations.
In Toronto, Canada, the CBC is reporting that the latest wave of book thieves have a particular fondness for Haruki Murakami.
Shelfie’s executives in Canada talk about the startup scene in book publishing—and conclude it’s not as hot as it used to be. What are the lessons learned?
The Association of Canadian Publishers and the Canadian Publishers’ Council’s site’s mission is to bridge the marketing divide for Canadian literature.
Our international publishing colleagues tell us which books are on their holiday gift lists this year. We wish you happy holidays and a wonderful New Year.
A BookNet Canada study reveals growing sales and library circulation of audiobooks, but consumers are having some problems finding the audiobooks they want.
Two earthquake-zone universities in Italy are getting special access to Springer Nature resources, as Kobo announces its partnership with Fnac in Spain.
In the Philippines, ‘Wattpad Presents’ is a hit for Manila TV5. Toronto’s social reading and writing platform has a TV deal with Universal Cable Productions.
‘The way trends establish themselves within literary prizes is mysteriously opaque,” writes Brian Bethune. He looks for trends in Canadian prize programs for the country’s robust literary scene.