Organizers of the Jaipur BookMark estimate the Indian book market is worth $20 billion, while noting that ebook sales were down 20% this past year.
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A panel at Digital Book World last week offered several insights on how ebook platforms are analyzing user data and what they have discovered.
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.
A vigorous program is in place to enhance the literary life of Qatar, including strong investment in the National Library and support for publishers.
Blogger Ann Morgan read 197 books—one from each UN recognized nation plus Taiwan—and her work has now been compiled into a new book to be published in May.
After visiting Brazil over the holidays, you might wonder when it comes to beach reading in such a beautiful place, why bother?
Writing for the Times of India, Ishita Mishra describes the declining literary landscape in Agra as fewer people visit libraries and bookstores in the city.
The children’s book market has grown 44% in the last decade. Why? Because, as Nielsen’s Children’s Book Summit detailed, kids and teens still read — a lot.
Japanese bookseller Kinokuniya has implemented several innovative strategies to fight declining domestic sales, while still expanding at home and abroad.
Kobo has released data about how many people finish ebook bestsellers and data indicates that purchasing a book is no indication of willingness to read it.