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Previewing GLOBALOCAL, India’s “Forum for Content”

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We preview the German Book Office, New Delhi’s and Frankfurt Book Fair’s GLOBALOCAL conference will be held in New Delhi from 13–14 February.

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Oprah 2.0: Book Club Marries Magazine, TV and Digital

Oprah and Sue Monk Kidd

The re-booted iteration of Oprah’s influential book club is leveraging multiple platforms in print and digital for maximum exposure and engagement.

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5 Trends for Trade Publishing in 2014

George Lossius, CEO of Publishing Technology

George Lossius, CEO at Publishing Technology, predicts 5 trends for trade publishing for the year, including a boost for big data and a focus on formats.

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E-Readers Create Boom in US Spanish-Language Books

Spanish-language ebooks are exploding in popularity in the US (Image: Los Angeles Times)

The Los Angeles Times looks into the growing availability of Spanish-language ebooks and increasing confidence in the US Spanish-speaking market.

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Should Major Publishers Change Their Core Mission?

Ed Nawotka, Editor-in-Chief

Self-publishing sees traditional publishing as in denial about what readers want. But the problem isn’t self-abnegation, it’s capacity and mission.

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Russian Ebook Market Matures, Shows More Potential for Growth

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Consultancy IDC is claiming Russia is now among the world’s top ebook markets, joining the US and China, with more potential for growth.

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Is Russia Starting to Solve Its Ebook Piracy Problem?

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Russia’s ebook market is expanding as more legitimate titles come online and efforts are made to fight piracy. Could ebook piracy finally be waning?

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The Bookish Sale: Was it Preordained?

Bookish and Zola

The sale of Bookish to internet startup Zola Books says two things a) publishers are not booksellers and b) technology is no panacea for publishing’s problems.

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Celebrating the Launch of Shebooks

Beth Kephart

Beth Kephart celebrates the launch of Shebooks, a new digital imprint of mini books written by top women authors.

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PP for Italy’s Giornale della Libreria: Publishing’s Front Lines

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Publishing Perspectives’s latest column for the Italy’s Giornale della Libreria covers the frontline battlegrounds in publishing, from print vs. digital, to books vs. videogames.

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