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.
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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.
Argentina’s publishing industry has suffered serious setbacks due to changes in government policies, but some see opportunity despite the challenges.
India and Brazil are the places to be for publishers, according to figures revealed by Nielsen’s Andre Breedt in a swift overview of the global book market.
Norway’s oil wealth and commitment to education offers unparalleled opportunities for publishers and writers alike, argues The New Republic.
Ukraine’s new government is considering withdrawing support for the publishing industry and eliminating tax and other benefits for publishers to save cash.
Carolyn Kellogg reports in the Los Angeles Times about how ResultSource Inc. was able, through clever machinations, to generate a #1 New York Times bestseller.
A snapshot of STM publishing in India, which represents 84% of the publishing industry’s profits in the country, from this February’s GLOBALOCAL conference.
Book rights directors Rebecca Byers of Plon-Perrin and Benita Edzard of Robert Laffont discuss the unique challenges and opportunities of working the Arab World.