‘Allowing universities to copy for free that which they previously paid for’ is not fair, rules a Canadian justice, in a closely watched copyright battle.
The Association of American Publishers’ StatShot program cites preliminary indications that its 1,202 publishers saw $2.33 billion in revenue in Q1.
“For women not to be a stronger part of fields like education and publishing is ridiculous,” says publisher and CEO Arpita Das in India.
From France and India: two female executives, two contrasting perspectives, in interviews on the challenges of women in executive roles in publishing.
Fayard CEO Sophie de Closets says the problem is less about women reaching executive roles than about finding ‘men who want to work in publishing.’
Italy’s PubCoder announces a beta edition of its third iteration, while HarperCollins Children’s Books looks to Canada’s Wattpad for new content and talent.
In Canada, BookNet’s check on sales shows ebooks a bit up, In the UK, a new author day is announced by London Book Fair and the US-based Writer’s Digest.
Based on sales at 3,115 physical stores and 11 online retailers, here are the June 2017 monthly bestseller lists from China using OpenBook and Trajectory data.
Last year’s winner, Paul Beatty’s ‘The Sellout,’ has sold rights into 26 foreign languages, 19 since he won the Man Booker Prize, say organizers.
On the first day of Frankfurt Book Fair, Carolyn Reidy of Simon & Schuster and Guillaume Dervieux of Albin Michel will discuss the evolving book market.