ContentShift, an accelerator for publishing startups, named Papego the startup of the year for its potential to become an international industry standard.
‘By all accounts, popular literature is in the lead’ among Russian readers, according to new results from a survey reported by Russia Behind the Headlines.
The publisher of Poland’s edition of ‘The Black Book of Women,’ related to this week’s protests, Beata Stasińska talks of ‘the inscrutable fate of books.’
When ‘an increasingly globalized and educated population’ demands more, ‘publishers are faced with the challenge of redefining an industry,’ in the United Arab Emirates.
The UK-based New Media Writing Competition opens its seventh year of international entries in digital formats.
‘The problem with the Kenyan society is that we read mostly for exams.’ The country’s publishers say they’re troubled by children’s lack of a reading habit.
Papego is an app currently drawing attention in Germany from readers, publishers, and booksellers because it allows a reader an easy way to keep reading digitally or in print.
Driven by ‘a responsibility to encourage children to want to read and learn,’ Badr Ward and his Lamsa team offer a multimedia app for Arabic-language kids and parents.
A platform on which children’s can borrow and read ebooks, BookBites integrates visual elements and tracking tools to encourage reading and book discovery.
Poland’s K-12 schools are “the most obsolete places” in which youngsters spend their time, says Jakub Orczyk. And too many Polish publishers, he says, are losing their readership.