PEN America has issued a report on China’s book market entitled ‘Censorship and Conscience: Foreign Authors and the Challenge of Chinese Censorship.’
A new report from the BIZ Beijing, The Chinese Book Market 2015, provides a thorough understanding of trends in Chinese publishing.
The Frankfurt Book Fair has invested in IPR License, a global rights platform for the book publishing industry, and will promote the online rights business to a global audience.
PP’s latest column for the Italy’s Giornale della Libreria is a translation of our article “Amazon is a More ‘Modest Beast,’ says UK Tech Expert.”
Ebookseller Kobo is offering free ebooks and previews to Southwest Airlines passengers through the airline’s inflight entertainment portal.
The Publishers Association released statistics about the UK book publishing industry that show a stable market and increased digital and export sales.
The Italian Publishers Association has produced a song praising the ‘lives of a book’ for a reading promotion, with revenues going to the visually impaired.
In Vietnam, pulpy Chinese novels translated with computer software and published using Vietnamese pen names have become a wildly popular genre.
Research from International STM and Outsell values the STM publishing market at approximately $25 billion, plus $10 billion in additional journal revenues.
Publishers need to focusing on developing fans for books, not merely marketing them, argues Lance Fensterman, founder of ReedPop and producer of BookCon.