Presented in Venice at the Mauri School, the 2022 report from Italy’s publishers shows gains over the pre-pandemic era, amid market shifts.
The Umberto e Elisabetta Mauri ‘school of booksellers’ returns to Venice, with a live-streamed half-day conference available on January 27.
Italy’s publishers have set a Frankfurt goal of bringing rights sales of Italian books into other markets up to the level of imported titles.
‘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.
The 2022 edition of Italy’s public-facing book fair ‘Più libri più liberi’ features sessions for professionals at Rome’s La Nuvola.
New research by the Italian publishers’ Association reflets an extensive integration of reading and other cultural pursuits in Milan.
Despite a 4.2-percent step back in book sales, Italy’s industry sees a 14.7-percent gain over the same period of 2019.
Italy’s publishers see online retail receding as physical stores reassert their prominence in the market’s book sales.
Seeing downturns in revenues and unit sales, January Through April, AIE plans a two-panel program at Torino’s book fair.