Literary Festival Etonnants Voyageurs Haiti — “Astonishing Travelers Haiti” — will bring 40 authors to the island for the first time since the 2010 earthquake.
A report on the year in Iberoamerican book fairs written from the perspective of a member of the Seminar on the Acquisition of Latin American Library Materials
Publishing Perspectives editor Ed Nawotka shares his memories of September 11, 2001 and considers its impact on the publishing industry.
Berlin’s txtr has evolved from a stumbling e-reader startup into a global digital distributor with e-bookstores in 12 countries and several blue chip partners.
In the UK this week, both Oxford University and the British Library had their eyes (and hands) set on expensive relics of the past.
Cambridge University Press opens digital distribution platform for libraries to academic publishers and other university presses
A brief look at some of this past week’s most notable publishing news stories covers Pottermore, e-readers vs. tablets, library e-books and taxes.
Interviews with Brian Wafawarowa, Executive Director of Publishers’ Association of South Africa, and Peter Brantley, director of the Bookserver Project at the Internet Archive in the USA By Nicholas Gary, editor of ActuaLitté On the occasion of UNESCO’s World Forum on Culture and Cultural Industries, being held in Monza, Italy this week, Nicholas Gary of ActuaLitté interviewed participants about the most …
Panelists at the second annual 7x20x21 event at BEA posed more questions than they answered about storytelling and the future of libraries. By Erin L. Cox If you are on Twitter and are tapped into publishing circles, you likely know Kobo’s Ami Greko (@amiwithani) and FSG’s Ryan Chapman (@chapmanchapman) who organize the, now annual, 7x20x21 panel at BookExpo America. Unfortunately, …
By Siobhan O’Leary Library service provider DiViBib has released a new free Apple iOS app that will give readers access to a 2,000-title mobile library of German books. According to the Börsenblatt, users who download the free Onleihe app from the iTunes Store will have access to the e-book collections of more than 200 libraries in Germany, Austria, Italy and …