UK publisher And Other Stories relies on reading groups to help choose which books to translate. Here’s a look from inside the German reading group in Berlin.
Digital first publisher Le French Book is translating bestselling French crime and genre titles in an attempt to cash in on an underserved audience.
Indian self-publishing is already on the rise, but with the introduction of KDP and sales priced in rupees, expect a flood of new authors offering cheap books.
Indian publishers have doubts that Kindle will be the runaway success it has been elsewhere, but all agree that it adds momentum to a rapidly growing market.
Silicon Valley tech analytics upstart CoverCake was created exclusively for the publishing industry to track the impact of social media on campaigns.
‘It’s sad, but sometimes I really long for Amazon,’ muses Per Näsholm, CEO of Sweden’s Telegram, company that combines books and music, print and digital.
Comic book impresario Mark Waid left legacy publishing to launch Thrillbent, a digital startup he believes will unleash creativity on the page and in the biz.
UK start-up BookMachine has been organizing casual meetups for London publishers, but is soon to launch a social network to help match needs with job seekers.
‘Ki te marae, tēnā koe,’ the traditional Maori greeting, welcomed guests in NYC to celebrate New Zealand as Guest of Honour at this fall’s Frankfurt Book Fair.
From Jaipur to Melbourne to Edinburgh, Word Alliance aims to help top international book festivals lobby for government funding and to spread best practices.