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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The total number of books in print hit 28 million in English in 2013, but are there enough readers to justify so much publishing?
New numbers from Nielsen Books & Consumer show that ebook sales were outsold by both hardcovers and paperbacks in the first half of 2014.
Post-Taliban, a nascent publishing industry has emerged in Afghanistan, with hundreds of titles being published in Dari, Pashto, Uzbek and English.
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.
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.
Sales of Russian books in the Ukraine have plummeted in 2014 and the Ukrainian government is looking at passing legislation to curtail imports further.
On the Kindle forum, Amazon said it wants to price most ebooks at $9.99, claiming lower prices will sell more books and return more money to authors. Many disagree.
The Frankfurt Book Fair’s new Business Club is making available the new “Global Trends in Publishing” report compiled by Rüdiger Wischenbart for free.
The inaugural Australia & New Zealand Festival of Literature & Arts brought 130 authors and performers to London, showcasing the two nations’ talents.