In a new survey on self-publishing in Germany, indie authors report more satisfaction, longer term commitments to self-publishing, and wariness of traditional publishers.
Does Germany’s love of reading extend to ebooks? The results of the 2015 Allensbach Media Market Analysis reveal just how digital Germany’s readers are.
The International Publishers Association and the Federation of European Publishers has released a report of VAT rates on books and ebooks around the world.
Germany is famous for its book culture, but how much do they really read? Allensbach Media Market Analysis offers some statistics on German reading habits.
As part of a joint initiative with the Frankfurt Book Fair, the Bienal do Livro in Rio de Janeiro will host an Agents and Business Center in 2015.
Statistics from the publishers association show that German ebook sales have stabilized, with prices dropping year over year, and print sales are up.
In Brazil this past April and May, 17.34% of all books sold were coloring books — a genre which has dominated the bestseller lists for months.
High inflation offset gains, leading to a 5.16% decline for the Brazilian book market in 2014, which totaled just US$2.03 billion.
The German Bookseller and Publishers Association presents statistics for the German book market 2014. Sales are up in nonfiction and at physical bookstores.
With £58 million in sales and 5% of the UK book market in 2014, self-publishing is gaining further acceptance with readers, reports Nielsen.