More children are going digital, according to Scholastic’s latest study, and the percentage of boys reading passionately and for fun is up, while girls are down.
This week on PublishNews Brazil: Amazon opens kiosks to sell Kindles in Brazil, Kobo launches two new ereaders, 33% of Brazilians read a book last month.
Alabama literary advocate Ashley Gordon reminds publishers that America’s southern states are full of potential readers and literary talent, which shouldn’t be ignored.
Publishing is doing all it can to convince people to buy books and read, but still 47% of Americans don’t. It’s time to try something radical: let’s start with men.
Publishers are constantly finding new ways to reach readers and market their books. As a reader, what sources to do you rely on for book recommendations? Take the survey and tell us.
The Believer has published an interview with author Maurice Sendak, in which Sendak doesn’t hold back his thoughts on the publishing business.
The Finns’ love of books has bolstered the publishing industry in spite of global economic challenges. Read our interviews with prominent Finnish publishing pros.
Is the mobile phone market really the huge, untapped resource for selling e-books that some claim, or are books-on-phones only for those who don’t already have e-readers and tablets?
The recent Bookseller’s Children’s Conference had some good news – sales are up – on top of plenty of good advice. Here’s our sampling and survey of the scene.
UK publisher And Other Stories relies on reading groups to help choose which books to translate. Here’s a look from inside the German reading group in Berlin.