First organized in 2006, Spain’s innovation-themed Readmagine industry-facing conference is set for June 7 to 9 in Madrid.
Booknet Canada: Comics and Graphic Novels Gained Popularity in 2022
In English-language Canadian publishing, Booknet reports a major jump of interest expressed by respondents in graphic narratives. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson The Annual ‘Canadian Leisure & Reading Study’ he Canadian market in 2022, according to a 1.290-person study of English-speaking adults, showed new signs of interest in comics and other graphic narrative forms. BookNet Canada is a standards …
Hakawati’s Karim Beidoun: Abu Dhabi Congress Interview
The CEO and content chief of Hakawati looks for ‘themes and topics that resonate with people everywhere.’
US February Statshot: Audio in Adult Titles Surpasses Ebooks
In books for adults as a sub-category, audio surpassed ebooks for the first time, according to February’s StatShot.
Norway’s Beat Technology Partners With Sweden’s Adlibris
A Publishing Perspectives exclusive: Beat Technology’s newest platform is an audiobook and ebook app for Sweden’s Adlibris book retailer.
In Germany: Bookwire Announces Opening a United States Subsidiary
The ebook and audiobook distributor Bookwire opens its presence in a seventh country, looking to the United States for new business.
In New York, the Audie Awards 2023: Top Honor to Viola Davis
The nonprofit Audio Publishers Association names its 2023 Audie Awards winners in 26 categories from Audio Drama to Young Listeners.
France’s Biennial Salon du Livre Africain Grows in Its Second Edition
The second iteration of the Salon de Livre Africain du Paris featured some 60 publishers from France and 11 markets in Africa.
Audiobooks in Spanish: Dosdoce Hands Publishers a ‘Map’
Dosdoce’s Javier Celaya challenges the Spanish-language publishing industry to expand its share of a fast-widening audio ‘ecosystem.’
Nielsen BookData 2022: A ‘Slight Decline’ in UK Book Sales
In 2022, Nielsen BookData saw a 10-percent fall in ebook volumes in the UK, and a 3-percent drop in print. Audiobooks’ growth slowed.