Marking 10 years of community readings of books, the USA’s National Endowment for the Arts’ Big Read reboots itself with a new, contemporary aim in literature for whole cities to read together.
With analysis of a “slow erosion” of sales and much more, Nielsen’s Romance Book Summit is a mix of research analysis and thematic exploration at the Romance Writers of America’s gathering.
Citing the ‘increasing value” of design and illustration in “today’s visually dominated world,” Frankfurt Book Fair announces a new Global Illustration Award competition to discover and honor international effectiveness in the field.
Download our free white paper on international publishing regions featured at Frankfurt Book Fair on October 18 in The Markets: Global Publishing Summit.
Watching for a day when ‘generosity flows in both directions,’ ALLi’s leadership assesses new development—and division—in the indie-publishing sector.
Ingram’s Kelly Gallagher talks about what book distribution encompasses in a more global and digital industry, and how on-demand technology saves everyone money.
A timely reminder of shared culture and business in Europe, early elements of Frankfurt Book Fair’s Guest of Honor program for October focus on Flanders, The Netherlands, and ‘what we share.’
Nothing may sound better to publishers’ ears than the phrase ‘larger global markets for publishing.’ The UAE’s Sharjah Publishing City is a new trade zone now in development.
Initially signed by 75 nations three years ago, the Marrakesh Treaty ‘to cure the book famine’ for visually impaired readers will come into force September 30: its requisite 20 ratifications now are in place.
The high view of self-publishing, in Jon Fine’s words, is peopled with ‘increasingly sophisticated’ authors supported by ‘increasingly sophisticated consultants’—a movement growing into its own alongside ‘the curatorial mark’ of trade publishing.