At this year’s Books in Browsers conference, many speakers addressed the importance and relevance of standards for ebooks and web content.
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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.
Dan Brown’s talk at the Sharjah Book Fair, his first fair appearance outside the US, will be televised throughout the Arab world.
The NYT writes “slimmed-down, simplified and sometimes sanitized editions” of best-selling nonfiction has become a hit with YA readers.
Daniel Handler suggests that authors should pick an independent bookstore close to where they live and sign books for them to sell.
Writing for SF Gate, John McMurtie reports that the San Francisco based publishing house McSweeney’s will become a nonprofit.
New numbers from Nielsen Books & Consumer show that ebook sales were outsold by both hardcovers and paperbacks in the first half of 2014.
While new Nobel Prize winner Patrick Modiano has been translated into 37 languages, English-language editions of his books are hard to find
In just four years, the Seattle giant has become one of the leading publishers of translated fiction in the United States. And now, it is working on Germany.