A public library in Franklin, Tennessee has launched its own publishing imprint, Academy Park Press, using the IngramSpark platform for distribution and print-on-demand.
Amazon is said to be negotiating to acquire Saraiva, Brazil’s dominant bookseller, with 102 stores. Is it realistic? We break down the facts and scenarios.
Through a recent acquisition, Eason has become Ireland’s largest distributor and book retailer. The Competition Authority has their eye on this deal.
Distributor l’Oiseau Indigo is establishing a market for French-language books from Africa in the Middle East in France and throughout the Francophone world.
Physical book distribution remains a huge opportunity and that, like so much else in publishing, is truly opening up to the enterprising DIYer.
Market forces — notably digital publishing — are challenging India’s legal copyright protections for its publishers. Should that change?
Indian readers now prefer local authors over international bestsellers, and many Indian publishers are focusing on first-time authors.
March 16, 2011 – To All International Friends in the Publishing Community: First of all, I would like to thank you all for deeply-appreciated message of condolence and sympathy to us since the disaster took place on Friday, March 11. According the Meteorological Agency, the earthquake which hit northern part of Honshu Island was magnitude of 9.0 that was the …
Nigeria’s President launched a campaign to inspire reading that was part-election, part-Facebook festival and part-magical thinking. Editorial by Tolu Ogunlesi LAGOS: Nigeria has no national funding for the arts, no government-run grants-awarding body to support the production of books, and no National Book Policy. In place of a proper publishing industry, the country is awash with book printers, supporting a flourishing …
• Iraq’s publishing and bookselling industry has been damaged by decades of war, sanctions and violence. • However, Baghdad’s al-Muthanna Library — a traditional Iraqi publishing and bookselling powerhouse — has just released its first catalog of fiction and non-fiction titles for the international market since the war. By Chip Rossetti BAGHDAD: Founded in 1936, the al-Muthanna Library in Baghdad …