‘We just have to do better at acquiring, marketing, and selling books by marginalized authors,’ says HarperCollins’ Andrew Harwell, this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair-bound PW Star Watch Superstar.
With China making a strong showing on the upper end of the list, a new ranking of 2015 revenue demonstrates that the “Big Five” aren’t necessarily the largest when all sectors are considered.
The architecture of the publishing industry today continues to transform as The Bookseller’s Philip Jones and Publishers Weekly’s Andrew Albanese discussed in a special journalists’ session at London Book Fair.
Key figures in the American publishing community are unified in their call for a lift of the US embargo of Cuba as it pertains to books.
American and international publishers attended the 2016 Havana Book Fair in hopes of finding new opportunities in an economically friendlier Cuba.
Kobo CEO Michael Tamblyn, in the wake of reports of Rakuten’s write-down, talks of the ‘strongest content sales in our history.’
Calling rights agents, directors, scouts: With the rise of digital rights platforms, what happens to the person-to-person nature of publishing rights transactions? We’d like to hear from you.
For a second year, Frankfurt Book Fair (FBM) and Publishers Weekly (PW) are teaming up to produce the PW Star Watch program. Nominations are open.
France’s great comics event, the Festival International de la Bande Desinée at Angoulême, faces serious criticism for being dominated by men.
In a three-hour program at Washington’s New America Foundation, Authors United points up both its criticisms of Amazon and the challenges of objecting to its position in the publishing marketplace.