Ahead of Frankfurter Buchmesse’s Frankfurt Audio events in October, the trade show has commissioned an assessment of audiobooks.
Exports in 2019 rose 3.3 percent over those of 2018 for the UK market, as revealed in today’s report on last year’s pre-pandemic performance.
Some 32 percent of respondents in Italy tell publishers that news consumption replaced their reading time during the pandemic.
A report commissioned by the Publishers Association says that during the COVID-19 lockdown, UK children listened to audiobooks, arguing to end their VAT.
Taking both audiobooks and podcasting together, the Bookwire ‘All About Audio’ program was a multifaceted tour of the issues with a final message to publishers: Streaming is inevitable.
Detailing the damage of the pandemic, the French publishers’ association issues its first report from the crisis with a survey of up some 250 houses.
As much as 75 percent of the Russian book industry’s usual domestic profits may be lost during the closures of physical bookstores in the pandemic.
In Spain, trade book publishers have shown resistance to digitization. while education publishers have embraced digital technology in the coronavirus pandemic
In its World Intellectual Property Day statement, the International Publishers Association warns against ‘a pretext of emergency access.’
Subscribers to audiobook subscription platform BookBeat are growing during the coronavirus pandemic, with bestsellers and well-known authors performing best.