The German Bookseller and Publishers Association presents statistics for the German book market 2014. Sales are up in nonfiction and at physical bookstores.
French readers like many trashy books just as much everyone else; Americans are the most unlikely to finish a book…and more insights from e-book pros.
As one of the regular features of the annual Yale Publishing Course, Martin Levin presents a controversial book and asks whether you would publish it or not.
Cecile Barendsma of Janklow & Nesbit talks about new titles, global foreign rights trends, and the increase of translation deals in Asia.
The National Book Award for nonfiction longlist screams ‘USA, USA’ with 8 of the 10 titles covering American history, biography, cultural analysis, music, and religion.
Self-published BlueInk starred reviews this month include a novel about a wisecracking cat that investigates its owner’s death and a memoir of escaping Romania under Soviet rule.
This month’s starred self-published titles include a novel about lesbian nuns in pre-WWII Germany and a memoir from the daughter of 1960s cult leaders, among others.
Once an afterthought, children’s nonfiction publishing is experiencing a revolution, especially in the US, where the segment grew by 5% in 2012.
It comes as no surprise that Nielsen BookScan’s top-selling print book lists for 2012 are dominated by Fifty Shades and the Hunger Games. See what else is on the lists.
Neal Maillet, Editorial Director of Berrett-Koehler explains why it’s a publisher’s duty to take on books that challenge convention despite the risks.