The new president of PEN International, Jennifer Clement, discusses the organization’s mission to support human rights and its outlook for the future.
Are There Too Many Books?
The total number of books in print hit 28 million in English in 2013, but are there enough readers to justify so much publishing?
Slovenians Cheer Passage of Fixed Book Price Law
Years of effort on behalf of publishers has resulted in a new fixed book price law in Slovenia, which should help stabilize the tiny nation’s book business.
Why Don’t More Bookstores Stock Self-published Titles?
Bricks-and-mortar bookstores are missing a huge opportunity by failing to take advantage of the self-publishing revolution, argues Tanja Tuma.
No Game Without Drama: Slovenia’s Publishing Industry in Turmoil
With one of Slovenia’s two major publishing conglomerates up for auction, the industry fears the worst; readers, meanwhile, have rallied around a surprise bestseller.