YA novelist Eliot Schrefer, who writes about Africa, and Eric Spreng, a teacher in Burkina Faso, discuss the impact of YA literature in Africa.
Latin America is a priority for Penguin Random House, says CEO Markus Dohle. Mexico is driving growth in the region, and print and digital books continue to co-exist.
The second half of our report from the 2015 East Africa Digital Reading Summit in Kenya looks at efforts to develop and distributing more local digital content.
The first of a two part report from the 2015 East Africa Digital Reading Summit in Kenya looks at developments in e-reading and library ebook use.
Vinutha Mallya surveys the evolving rights and licensing scene in India, especially for sub-markets in Tamil, Bangla, Malayalam and other languages.
Thomas Nung Atasana, Indonesia’s leading literary agent, argues that the archipelago’s authors and publishers deserve international attention.
The Bienal do Livro in Rio featured an Agents and Business Center, a CEO panel, and a rising star award, inspired by the Frankfurt Book Fair and PublishNews
As part of a joint initiative with the Frankfurt Book Fair, the Bienal do Livro in Rio de Janeiro will host an Agents and Business Center in 2015.
In Brazil this past April and May, 17.34% of all books sold were coloring books — a genre which has dominated the bestseller lists for months.
High inflation offset gains, leading to a 5.16% decline for the Brazilian book market in 2014, which totaled just US$2.03 billion.