As AmazonCrossing arrives at Frankfurt Book Fair this week, Finland’s Katja Kettu’s ‘The Midwife’ has just been released in English translation.
Can the robust tradition of recommendation seen in book clubs be scaled up through digital? Nathan Hull and a Dutch company intend to find out by offering a ‘Choice.’
‘To keep and develop publishers’ traditional core values and at the same time adapt as quickly as possible’ is no mean feet. And Jens Klingelhöfer says the industry can’t afford to fail.
From 50 percent ‘of all US Kindle author earnings,’ Author Earnings now sees indie share dive below 40 percent, ‘all the way back to early 2015 levels
Two assists for authors, one from Reedsy’s curated marketplace of services and the other from a venerable scientific society, both based in London. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson ‘To Make the Journey a Bit Less Daunting’ ondon-based Reedsy tells Publishing Perspectives that 64 percent of its business comes from the United States, and reports that many authors who utilize its author-services marketplace need …
A fast-growing presence from the Italian industry at Frankfurt Book Fair means more events and space, along with an emphasis on Lazio and the Piedmont.
‘It’s important that the book industry stays culturally in touch with the whole of society,’ says PRH Ebury’s Rebecca Smart. She brings her viewpoints to Frankfurt’s The Markets conference.
‘The prohibition of books betrays so much about their times and the respective political order,’ says Frankfurt’s Juergen Boos ahead of Book Fair’s presentation of documenta 14’s new ‘The Parthenon of Books.’
The publisher of Poland’s edition of ‘The Black Book of Women,’ related to this week’s protests, Beata Stasińska talks of ‘the inscrutable fate of books.’
Although open to men as well as women, the Jefferis Award has yet to go to a male writer. And some Hachette Audio YA titles have Booktrack scores.