Children’s books are boosting the global publishing industry. Here’s what you need to know to capitalize on this opportunity.
Languages Gap, Existing Networks Forestall More US Translations
A publisher and a translator assert the lack of languages among professionals and big network of established authors forestall more translations in the US.
Translating Steve Jobs’ Life into a Graphic Novel
Jessie Hartland knew many people interested in Steve Jobs wouldn’t read Walter Isaacson’s 630-page biography, so she depicted Job’s life in a graphic novel.
Diversity in UK Publishing Still a Challenge
The book industry remains largely white and middle class, while efforts are being made to boost socio-economic and ethnic diversity in publishing.
Leaning In — In Publishing
Women rising to leadership roles in publishing is complicated by social history and individual factors, say publishing pros.
Surf, Sun and the Scene at 3.5 Iconic California Bookstores
Edward Nawotka takes in the sights and smells of iconic coastal California bookstores on a summer drive from San Francisco to Los Angeles.
Innovation Offers Hope to UK Indie Bookstores
Technology is giving UK booksellers hope in their battle against Amazon, including a new web extension, Bookindy, that finds a local book price for you.
Foyles Finds the Future With an App for In-store Searches
Foyles Book Search is a unique app that enables customers to find the location of a physical book within the confines of Foyle’s Charing Cross bookstore.
Canada’s Indigo Bookstore Refocuses on Books
After years of depending on non-book items to boost profitability, Canada’s dominant bookstore chain wants to return its focus to selling actual books.
UK Sends Young Authors to 2015 Guadalajara Book Fair
28 UK authors will be setting up shop at the the Guadalajara Book Fair, this November 28-December 6, as part of Britain’s ‘guest nation’ literary program.