Demonstrating how print and digital can co-exist, Melville House has launched HybridBooks featuring QR codes that offer readers supplemental material.
Digital distribution and retailing is ramping up, but a year after publishers started investing in innovation just 4,000 titles are available in Brazilian Portuguese.
Over 700 students from 27 countries took part in the Great Books Summer Program, where they connected themes of the great novels to deeper global issues.
American organization ANERA encourages reading among parents and children of the West Bank
A new breed of shady Indian literary agents offering a roster of dubious services are preying on naive aspiring writers.
Detective fiction and romances rule Russia’s publishing scene, where agents are rare and authors are lucky to get a few thousand dollars as an advance.
Russia’s book business is valued at between $2-3bn annually, but shockingly little is known about it in the West.
Online start-ups Byliner and The Atavist have established a market for stories too long for magazines and too short for books.
In Germany old publishing habits die hard. But the country’s burgeoning self-publishing industry is challenging the status quo.
Since hitting the longlist of the Booker Prize, indies Seren Books, Sandstone Press and Oneworld are seeing global interest in their titles as never before.