You wouldn’t be mistaken in thinking that red state/blue state map of America is the same way publishers see the country, as readers/non readers. But is it right?
With competitive bookstores, strong sales and three major languages – Hebrew, Arabic and Russian – Israel’s small but vibrant publishing industry is on the rise.
What role does the physical copy have in the digital world? For many it does indeed serve as a reminder, a souvenir, of the initial reading experience.
Nokia offered a preview of its soon-to-launch mobile reading platform, Nokia Reading, at the London Book Fair 2012
Despite a tech-savvy population of avid readers, Singapore has been overlooked by the global e-booksellers and local solutions are slow in developing.
In developing economies where users own one device, the limited functionality of an e-reader looks like a bad bargain in comparison with the tablet.
Author Christopher Herz, who used social media to promote his books, now plans to use social media to create an online community of young readers and authors.
At Digital Book World, a session on digital children’s publishing tried to answer the questions: How many of the old rules still apply? What are the new rules?
Walter Dean Myers, the new US National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, wants to communicate that reading is a matter of life and death.
Readers are obsessed with war, in books and the media, but that might not be so if our society were more directly exposed to the horrifying reality.