A platform on which children’s can borrow and read ebooks, BookBites integrates visual elements and tracking tools to encourage reading and book discovery.
While its imprint named ‘Abandoned Bookshop’ may not seem a ray of hope in a crowded marketplace, its publishing house, Canelo, is looking for a novelist’s heirs.
With more than 1,200 publishers on its list, Vancouver’s Shelfie adds Berlin’s De Gruyter, making ebook editions of its books available to individual owners of the print copies.
South Korea becomes the latest country to get the Harry Potter series of seven books and the new ‘Cursed Child’ playscript in ebook format. This time, they’re in both Korean and English.
Representing translation rights for contemporary Polish literature and co-owning a publishing house, Magdalena Dębowska worries that readership in Poland ‘is at an historic low.’
Asked ahead of Frankfurt’s The Markets, Rotterdam’s Peter Paul van Bekkum says mobile, direct sales, and self-publishing are the publishing developments to watch in The Netherlands.
Princeton University Library has digitized 47 Russian children’s books as part of its Cotsen Children’s Library of international literature for young readers.
Ebook editions of the seven Harry Potter novels, plus the new ‘Cursed Child’ playscript, debut in China Monday (August 1) at five leading retailers, one of them with 600 million mobile users.
The impact of digital, the population’s loss of ‘cultural habits’ and challenges to the supply chain: José Manuel Anta tells us about Spain’s book market.
The ebook-soundtrack company Booktrack announces an arrangement with Little, Brown on novellas for young people, following years of work in ‘Booktrack Classroom.’