The London Book Fair’s Quantum Conference and Nielsen’s BookInsights merge, while the Authors Guild and Media Coalition get together on freedom of speech.
Amid ‘rhetoric of animosity and intolerance and the growing support for right-wing politicians,’ a new conference examines the publishing community’s accelerating drive for diversity.
Who’s buying the books, who’s coloring them, and how are they finding them? Here are a few glimpses from Nielsen’s 2015 research.
From some of the material presented at BookExpo America, looks at the US market courtesy of Nielsen Book and Kempton Mooney: So far, it’s a great year for Dr. Seuss. Again.
In a Publishing Perspectives exclusive, Bodour Al Qasimi reacts to the International Publishers Association’s recent membership controversy and looks at the Arab world’s industry in globalization.
On the show floor, the crowds and booths are down. In one unusually frank exchange, however, this BEA finds traction on issues of publishing and its writers.
Got a spare $3,300? The UK’s Reedsy looks at how much self-publishing costs, based on actual transactions on its platform.
Books priced at 15 cents, daily membership at 22 cents: India’s mobile Juggernaut platform has arrived to low-ball the competition. A publisher to watch on the new horizon of the international stage.
‘When you are from semi-democracies you don’t have the luxury of being apolitical.’ A panel in London addresses publishing in a postcolonial era: London and New York are hardly the only hubs today.
Listing 53 world ‘cities of refuge’ and 115 writers assisted with protection, ICORN looks at its success to date and needs still unmet.