Jacob Lewis — the founder of Figment.com — discusses teens, cell phone novels, and why he started a mobile publishing platform
Column McCann has won the 2011 Dublin IMPAC Award for his novel Let the Great World Spin. The prize awards €100,000 ($145,000) to the winning author
Three sources for the best books in Brazil: literature, children’s and short stories.
New iPad app published by Bei in Brazil features the Fernando de Noronha island. The app includes video, animation, photos, maps and more.
Publishers exhibiting at the Licensing Expo International included Penguin, Scholastic and Wiley. Harlequin was represented by a licensing agency called Brandgenuity.
Wonder-Tonic.com has converted a dozen classic novels, from Moby Dick to Ulysses, into QR codes.
Indian readers now prefer local authors over international bestsellers, and many Indian publishers are focusing on first-time authors.
After scaling back its book club business over the last three years, Bertelsmann is disbanding its Direct Group as a stand-alone division as of June 30th.
Salwa Shakhshir discusses the fourth and final day of publishers training in Abu Dhabi, which today covered branding, promoting reading and e-books.
Michael Ross of Encyclopaedia Britannica believes that mobile is one of the most important distribution channels for publishers of educational material.