With some softness in educational sectors, the UK industry reports its crucial export sector is holding steady ahead of the potential upheaval of Brexit.
In a Times report on counterfeited book sales online—and a ringing response from Amazon—a long-growing publishing retail debate moves into the spotlight.
Describing a gradual decline in revenue for the US book business, the AAP’s StatShot annual report estimates that the industry made $25.82 billion in 2018.
‘Words Without Borders’ brings together translations from Korean, Chinese, Icelandic, French, and more, all on topics relative to sexuality and identity.
The growing popularity of ebooks in Russia is prompting some publishers to look at online serialization as an option for distribution and sales, both as an offer to consumers and to writers of works in progress.
Little Bookmates, a Mexican startup, offers a children’s book lending and home delivery—an approach inspired by the sharing economy trend.
As the IPA plans for its Morocco seminar, it has new backing from the African Publishers Network and Association for the Development of Education in Africa.
Africa is ‘one of the most under-represented regions in global literature,’ Bodour Al Qasimi tells IPA’s Nairobi seminar. ‘We want you to reverse these facts.’
The challenge of building young readers in Kenya is being addressed by Kytabu, a platform not just for students but also for parents and ‘super schools.’
Focusing on issues specific to African creators, Nwaogu twins built platform Publiseer to enable writers and musicians sell their content online.