Textbooks, George Orwell, and Karl Marx share spots on the Beijing campus’ 2016 report on favorite reads among students. And digital reading is up.
With new attention to diversity issues, Scholastic’s sixth biennial survey adds an Australian edition, and looks extensively on reading aloud at home.
Spain’s Elisa Yuste talks us through leading concepts and directions in apps for kids and young adults in the coming year, including more apps for ‘Android kids.’
In a look at how consumer research can focus on a given demographic, Nielsen Book’s Jo Henry reveals signs that boys aged 9 to 12 may be reading more.
Major bookselling initiatives, along with book fairs and campaigns to promote reading, are underway in Vietnam’s developing book publishing market.
Just launched this month by No Shelf Required and Total Boox, Croatia Reads’ ‘free reading zone’ offers thousands of free ebooks to residents and visitors.
In snowy Moscow, the ‘non/fictioNo 18′ fair saw nearly 300 exhibitors this year amid publishers’ talk of improving business.
‘I could write a book,’ says Mary Jones, who led the creation of the now-closed Calais refugee camp’s Jungle Library, lost with the camp’s demolition.
With Brazil still immersed in an economic crisis, Brazilian publishers attend the Guadalajara Book Fair in Mexico to make deeper connections across Latin America.
In talking about the Rwandan cultural context for reading and literature, publisher Louise Umutoni of Huza Press talks of authors publishing outside Africa.