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Jaipur BookMark Estimates Indian Publishing Worth $20 Billion

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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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Turkish Book Rights Market Buffeted by Currency Fluctuations

Amy Marie Spangler of the AnatoliaLit Literary Agency

Amy Marie Spangler of the AnatoliaLit Agency surveys the Turkish book market and the challenges it faces due to currency and political fluctuations.

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Apple’s iBookstore Growing at One Million Users Per Month

Keith Moerer

Keith Moerer, Director of Apple’s iBookstore, revealed that Apple’s iBookstore is growing at a million users per month and has seen 1 billion downloads.

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France’s Hachette Expands Interests in Russia

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France’s Hachette Livre has extended its stake in Azbuka Atticus, Russia’s ninth largest publishing conglomerate.

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UK Tops in Titles Published Per Capita and Export Revenue

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The International Publishing Association released data indicated the UK lead the world in new titles published per capita and export revenue in 2013.

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Are There Too Many Books?

Tanja Tuma

The total number of books in print hit 28 million in English in 2013, but are there enough readers to justify so much publishing?

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Print Continues to Outsell Digital During First Half of 2014

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New numbers from Nielsen Books & Consumer show that ebook sales were outsold by both hardcovers and paperbacks in the first half of 2014.

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In Afghanistan, Fledgling Publishing Industry Takes First Steps

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Post-Taliban, a nascent publishing industry has emerged in Afghanistan, with hundreds of titles being published in Dari, Pashto, Uzbek and English.

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The Invisible Growth in the Industry…or WYSIATI

Judith Appelbaum

BISG award-winner Judith Appelbaum reflects on changes in the industry and explains why the lack of statistics on self-publishing is misleading us all.

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Are Tablets the Solution for Latin American Education?

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The past few years have seen global surge in tablet adoption schools throughout the world, particularly in Latin America, where digital textbooks are taking hold.

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