China bestsellers: As publisher-owned bookstores are on the rise, so are “shared bookstores” where customers are allowed to borrow books.
In Montreal, publishers explained how they are turning to ‘new influencers’ on social media to reach more consumers online and promote books.
The Frankfurter Buchmesse’s StoryDrive Asia conference in Singapore highlighted one of the most promising publishing regions, Southeast Asia, and its emerging digital scene.
Attracting almost 30 percent more anglophone publishers, the Salon du livre de Montréal pumped new energy into its annual Translation Rights Fair.
On the 10th anniversary of Kindle, VP of Kindle content David Naggar looks back on the development and impact of Amazon’s ebook ecosystem on book publishing.
Moving past Christopher Goscha on Vietnam and Walter Scheidel’s explication of violence as an historical driver, the Cundill History Prize goes to Daniel Beer in the UK.
Bill Clinton handed Scholastic’s Dick Robinson a lifetime achievement award. ‘The happy ending still beckons,’ Proulx said at the National Book Awards.
Alfulk Publishing in Abu Dhabi and Nepko Publishing in Mongolia are each working on new initiatives to increase translation of their books for more readers.
Told that the publishing industry ‘has a responsibility to be a beacon of inclusivity,’ delegates to the UK’s diversity conference look at challenges.
Richard Prieur, executive director of ANEL in Québec, talks about the association’s work to support the flourishing francophone book market in Canada.