Ramy Habeeb, founder of Kotobarabia — the first Arabic ebookstore — explains the mistakes he made and what needs to happen now to make Arabic ebooks viable.
Arab Hero, a new comic book start-up based in Cairo aims to create Arabic comic books featuring Arab heroes, written by Arab writers, and illustrated by Arab artists.
The latest in our series of interviews with digital innovators from the UK features James Bridle — a publisher, e-book evangelist and literary entrepreneur.
Ian Millar of Quercus features the latest installment of our profiles of digital innovators from the UK.
The third in our series of video interviews with digital innovators from the UK features a discussion with Henry Volans, head of digital development at Faber.
Here, Peter Collingridge discusses his career, his outlook for Enhanced Editions, and his vision for the future of the ebook.
Michael Bhaskar discusses his company’s digital publishing programs, the importance of metadata, the wiliness of agent Andrew Wylie, and what is coming next for the world of books and media.
By Ramy Habeeb, founder and CEO, Kotobarabia.com I think one of the most depressing things that a truly committed publisher can see are empty bookshelves. And that certainly was the case at the London Book Fair, where many publishers were unable to shelve their booths with that most precious of commodities, their books. When I first entered the fair, I …