Rüdiger Wischenbart in his Readmagine presentation says the coronavirus may speed up pre-pandemic book trends, including the growth of backlist audiobooks.
Coronavirus Impact: The development of digital programming for international publishing in the pandemic goes on, with the ‘Digital Publishing Summit.’
Speakers and topics are being announced as registration opens for Madrid’s Readmagine conference, which plans its online events in June.
News that Joerg Pfuhl plans to step down as CEO of Holtzbrinck prompts reflection from Rüdiger Wischenbart on Pfuhl’s stance in the book industry.
In two announcements days apart, Denmark’s UNSILO publisher software announces agreements with PeerJ and Kyorinsha.
In creating short films, HarperCollins India CEO Ananth Padmanabhan wants ‘to take stories to audiences who are spending a lot of time watching.’
Netflix International Originals’ Kelly Luegenbiehl speaks at Frankfurt’s CEO Talk at 2 p.m. on Wednesday. She says ‘Series and books can feed each other.’
‘About 90 percent of our Arabic catalog is our own content,’ says Ammar Mardawi, the country manager for Storytel Arabia.
The Bologna Children’s Book Fair is mounting a new touring exhibition of illustrations, and Danish AI specialists at UNSILO sign Cambridge University Press.
The Authors Guild’s new statement sees unsettled business between Cengage Unlimited and authors over the publisher’s new usage-based royalty payments.