Is Orhan Pamuk’s Museum of Innocence—the building not the book—a meta-museum of his own genius, a cabinet of curiosities, or just an audacious exercise in ego?
A rising middle class, looser regulations and e-book growth puts India ahead of China on many publishers agendas, says OUP’s group strategist.
With competitive bookstores, strong sales and three major languages – Hebrew, Arabic and Russian – Israel’s small but vibrant publishing industry is on the rise.
The modest size of the Dutch market means publishers need to be creative and smart about digital investments, while a facility with English opens the world.
Comic book impresario Mark Waid left legacy publishing to launch Thrillbent, a digital startup he believes will unleash creativity on the page and in the biz.
Already popular in Japan, affordable services that scan your print books and turn them into e-books have come to the US, with 1dollarscan.com leading the way.
New book discovery site iDreambooks.com promises to collate reviews from reputable sources, thus helping readers make the better book buying decisions.
In this Q&A, Russian bestseller Dmitri Kosyrev, aka Master Chen, discusses his asian alter ego, Russian genre writing, and the pitfalls of being an amateur spy.
Yale University Press is digitizing Stalin’s immense personal archive, amounting to 400,000 pages, which includes much revealing and invaluable marginalia.
Piracy, distribution issues, closing bookstores hasn’t slowed Russia’s $3.3 bn book market, and opportunities still abound, says Eksmo CEO Oleg Novikov.