Innocenzo Cipolletta, AIE’s new leader, calls for ‘the creativity needed to enter unknown territory’ as Italy’s publishers move forward.
The RISE Bookselling project with the EIBF assesses the value of Europe’s four ‘culture pass’ programs for young readers – and the industry.
The new German KulturPass opens its €200 offer for 18-year-olds, with bookstores reportedly signing right up to participate.
At Bologna Children’s Book Fair, the AIE and Bologna Book Plus will look at young readers’ growing place in the Italian market.
Presented in Venice at the Mauri School, the 2022 report from Italy’s publishers shows gains over the pre-pandemic era, amid market shifts.
With its demise seemingly averted at the 11th hour, Italy’s admired 18App for young adults is renewed in its current form for a year.
‘Independent publishers make up the soul of the book world, and I felt that strongly here.’ Industry pros evaluate rights meetings at at Più libri più liberi.
Italy’s publishers expect their year-end revenue to be down by between a modest 1.1 and 1.8 percent as compared to 2021.
In revenue, the Italian trade market sees 42-percent growth over the first six months of 2020, per the publishers association.
The second digital evocation of the world’s largest children’s book trade show closes with big numbers and lots of programming on video.
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