Chinese author Mo Yan has won the Nobel prize for literature. His forthcoming book, Pow, is published by Seagull Books in India.
Publishers Launch Frankfurt…By the Tweet
Read the narrative that came out of Publishers Launch Frankfurt today, 140 characters at a time.
Metadata Perspectives: More Sales, Just Don’t Mention the “M” Word
At the first-ever Metadata Perspectives conference, experts from around the world discuss the advantages of good metadata.
Australian Children’s Books Achieve Strong Sales and International Recognition
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.
Digital Rights Rules: Always Evolving
Digital rights are always changing. Andrew Wilkins reports on the Lessons Learned: Licensing Models for Digital Rights at The Frankfurt Book Fair
Free Market Threatens Diversity, Says Former CEO of Borders UK
Philip Downer said at TOC Frankfurt that protected book markets in Europe preserve diversity of publishing and bookselling in contrast to markets like the UK.
Publishers Need to Engage With the Mobile Consumer
Mitch Joel advised boo publishers of the increased marketing opportunities on mobile platforms as more consumers shop on their smartphones.
Nielsen Reports Print Book Sales in Decline
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.
The Power Buyer: A New Breed of Voracious and Influential Reader
Once consumers migrate to Kindle, there are even more sales, with Kindle users buying three times as many books.
Publishers Launch Debuts in Frankfurt
Entitled Ebooks Around the World, the conference attempted to provide a global perspective to an e-book market