The impact of digital, the population’s loss of ‘cultural habits’ and challenges to the supply chain: José Manuel Anta tells us about Spain’s book market.
By Emily Williams If you’re involved in Portuguese- and Spanish-language publishing, there’s a good chance your Fair experience started on Monday night at a dinner and reception thrown by the Mertin Agency. For many years, agency founder Ray-Güde Mertin hosted the guests in her home, welcoming them back to Germany with a glass of Riesling and a warm laugh. Since …
The latest ‘Digital Consumer Book Barometer’ includes statistics from Italy, the German-language markets, Spain, Brazil, Mexico, and French-language Canada.
Publishers and distributors in Spain open an international registration hub, as Frankfurt takes applications for its 2021 translators program.
Rüdiger Wischenbart in his Readmagine presentation says the coronavirus may speed up pre-pandemic book trends, including the growth of backlist audiobooks.
Speakers and topics are being announced as registration opens for Madrid’s Readmagine conference, which plans its online events in June.
Publishing conference Readmagine is organizing a digital approach for 2020, as Frankfurt allows publishers more time on BookFest concepts.
The Readmagine event in Madrid this June includes the International Digital Distributors Meeting and discussions on ebooks, AI, and other tech topics.
In Canada, Access Copyright is working on developing blockchain solutions for book publishing, including smart contracts and an attribution ledger.
Together with Bookwire, CB, and the International Publishing Distribution Association, Rüdiger Wischenbart has created a new ‘European Ebook Barometer’ to track digital activity in four key markets.