Subscribers pay £6 monthly for author interviews and other features at the new LoveReading LitFest video offering, a marketing outlet.
Publishing’s Specialized Digital Events: Piling Up Higher and ‘Heyer’
The list of rights and licensing events grows as March without London Book Fair approaches. And Regency romance has its day online.
NetGalley and Its Parent, Firebrand, Sold to Japan’s Media Do
Fran Toolan remains CEO for at least three years, as the US subsidiary of Tokyo’s Media Do acquires all shares of Firebrand and NetGalley.
Scribd Launches First Ad Campaign on Méxican Anniversary
Touting its one-year-old Méxican service as a success, the company is opening a new advertising effort, buoyed by pandemic-era activity.
DW Books: A News Network’s YouTube Resource for Readers, Publishers
Produced in English and adding content at a rapid clip, Deutsche Welle’s DW Books is widely internationalized and themed to current affairs.
PRH India and Southeast Asia Sign Distribution Deal With IPG and Trafalgar
For Penguin Random House’s Indian and Southeas Asian catalogues, a new distribution deal is to sell content into North America, the UK, and the EU.
Books to Film: Two Bestselling Thrillers by Spanish Author Javier Castillo Head to TV
‘My novels are in the best possible hands,’ says Javier Castillo, a bestselling thriller now being published in 40 markets.
Grupo Planeta in Exclusive Deal With Subscription Service Scribd for México
Adding some 1,000 titles to its catalogue, the Planeta books bring Scribd’s Spanish-language offer to more than 85,000 titles.
Coronavirus Impact: Nielsen Book India on Readers in the Pandemic
Nielsen Book’s extensive survey of India’s consumer behavior in and after lockdowns reveals shifts in the time spent reading–and listening–for publishers.
Amazon Crossing Rolls Out Its 2020 Free World Book Day Translations
From Turkey, South Africa, Sweden, China, Germany, Israel, Spain, Brazil, and Argentina, this year’s free books from Amazon Crossing arrive amid frontier-defying contagion.