Some fear that a summary can kill book sales, but Lucerne’s getAbstract for 20 years has created and distributed summaries in partnership with publishers.
Graphic novels, a dark debut from a 25-year-old Parisian, and nonfiction on social genetics and saving our seas all figure into today’s roundup.
The APA’s latest report on audiobook sales in the US shows that the format has seen double-digit growth for the last seven years.
HarperCollins’ Brian Murray says the new deal with Sony Pictures Entertainment responds to today’s changes in ‘the business of storytelling.’
Warsaw Book Fair and other literature festivals in Poland enjoy fashionable appeal among the 40% of Poles that surveys indicate are regularly reading.
The chief of St. Petersburg’s comics and graphic novels publisher Bumknigo says it’s unlikely the sector will find the traction it has in France or the US.
A subsidiary of Access Copyright in Canada receives federal funding to develop a blockchain ledger that connects creative work and the rights holder.
Author Constantia Soteriou has won the 2019 world Commonwealth Prize in short stories. Lina Protopapa’s English edition is the first translation to win.
Netflix International Originals will be centerstage in the Frankfurt Pavilion when the division’s vice-president Kelly Luegenbiehl speaks.
The second international event in the PublisHer series featured performance, discussion, and networking at the International Publishers Association’s ‘Africa Rising’ seminar in Nairobi.