In the Netherlands agents and subagents are growing in influence; in Spain the poor economy has led publishers to experiment with formats and price points.
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The USA’s IndieBound initiative to promote book purchases from local independent bookstores has prompted similar campaigns in the UK, Germany, and Holland.
Smart publishers are thinking of their business as global instead of local. This may come as a surprise to some who see it as a novelty instead of the norm.
Some bestselling novels are too culturally specific to resonate with an international audience. Those that are translated will always be subject to readers’ unpredictable whims.
Most if not all of the names Glagoslav’s publishes will be unknown to English speakers. This is the point, says the director of this young Anglo-Dutch translation house.
The modest size of the Dutch market means publishers need to be creative and smart about digital investments, while a facility with English opens the world.
A trio of Dutch publishers have released an iPhone e-reading app that offers readers the ability to choose a story based on their available time to read.
Beleaguered bookseller Waterstone’s is counting on aNobii, a book-oriented social networking site originally developed in Hong Kong, to help save them. By Roger Tagholm LONDON: […]
By Marleen Reimer When I think of American indie publishing, I think of Akashic Books, Graywolf Press, Grove, Melville House, Other Press, Seven Stories, the […]
By Ashley Mabbitt • Timo Boezeman’s career reflects the broader changes in the publishing landscape. A former Web consultant, he is responsible for developing the […]