Australian children’s books consistently outsell adult fiction in the global rights market, according to trade magazine Bookseller+Publisher’s annual survey of Australian rights managers.
Nielsen Book reported at TOC Frankfurt that print book sales are declining in key global markets, but consumers are increasingly enticed by the value of e-books.
One out of five e-book publishers generate more than 10% of their revenues from e-books, according to a report from Aptara.
A study from Nielsen reveals that the demographics of tablet and e-reader owners is changing, trending away from early adopters and becoming more mainstream.
During the fall, the French publish more than six hundred novels simultaneously, hopefully inciting a frenzy of book buying. Should others imitate the practice?
The publishing industry in the United States has grown since 2008 thanks to increased sales of e-books, fiction and higher education books.
By the 2013 Frankfurt Book Fair the Brazilian government wants to have funded the translation of 250 Brazilian books into foreign languages.
The e-book market in Japan remains small, but publishers and technology experts discussed how to grow the market at the E-Book Expo in Tokyo.
Digital publishing promised innovation, but you can still count the number of breakthrough projects on one hand.
India’s publishing industry faces rising challenges for editorial departments, new business models for distribution, and the rise of agenting in India.