Ricardo Franco Levi has resigned as AIE president and Italy’s commissioner to the 2024 Frankfurt guest of honor program.
Italy’s Book Market Up 13.3 Percent Over 2019
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 40th Mauri School in Venice: ‘Interpreting Change’
The Umberto e Elisabetta Mauri ‘school of booksellers’ returns to Venice, with a live-streamed half-day conference available on January 27.
Italy as Guest of Honor at Frankfurt: Balancing the Rights
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.
Rights Edition: Italian Publishers Host an Rights Center at Più Libri Più Liberi
‘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.
Italian Book Publishers Report on 2022 Revenue: A Slight Decline
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.
Più libri più liberi: AIE and Aldus UP’s Professional Program
The 2022 edition of Italy’s public-facing book fair ‘Più libri più liberi’ features sessions for professionals at Rome’s La Nuvola.
Italy’s ‘Book City’: Reading Supports Cultural Life
New research by the Italian publishers’ Association reflets an extensive integration of reading and other cultural pursuits in Milan.
Italian Publishers: A Small Setback in January-June Sales
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.
Italian Publishers: Bookstores Gaining on Digital Retail
Italy’s publishers see online retail receding as physical stores reassert their prominence in the market’s book sales.