‘Publishing is now multi-format: success in one format should not be seen as a victory over the other format.’ But are we ready yet to hear such wisdom around the UK Publishers Association’s report?
From some of the material presented at BookExpo America, looks at the US market courtesy of Nielsen Book and Kempton Mooney: So far, it’s a great year for Dr. Seuss. Again.
As Germany’s publishing industry reels from a Supreme Court ruling on copyright levies that could plunge some houses into bankruptcy, legal counsel to the Börsenverein tells us that a Constitutional Court challenge will be attempted.
Metadata may not just be how your titles are being categorized, tracked, and marketed: It also can tell a printer how to print the book a reader has just ordered from a favorite retailer — and get it out the door.
Both cultural exchange and commercial market presence are expected by Kalimat and Bloomsbury’s executives in an Arabic-English translation agreement.
A unique and valuable experiment in a community will close on September 1 if its creator Craig Mod’s current plan for responsibly archiving the project goes forward.
‘Online literature is an important topic for this year’s conference,’ says Frankfurt Book Fair’s Juergen Boos, as his team prepares to participate in the fourth annual doing of StoryDrive China.
Business, the arts, and ambassadors: New dispatches from Frankfurt Book Fair focus on a new cultural marketplace, Guests of Honour, and the Business Club.
In a Publishing Perspectives exclusive, Bodour Al Qasimi reacts to the International Publishers Association’s recent membership controversy and looks at the Arab world’s industry in globalization.
On the show floor, the crowds and booths are down. In one unusually frank exchange, however, this BEA finds traction on issues of publishing and its writers.