Seeing downturns in revenues and unit sales, January Through April, AIE plans a two-panel program at Torino’s book fair.
The Association of American Publishers’ StatShot for February sees downloaded audio down 3.3 percent, up just 0.2 percent year-to-date.
From the publishers on our Mauri School panel, Stefano Mauri and Andrew Franklin, new takes on the book business and the Web.
Holiday print sales in children’s books helped the US market gain 3 percent in the week ending April 16.
The biggest format jump in the UK’s 2021 report was downloaded audio, up 14 percent to £151 million. Fiction and kids’ books rose 7 percent.
‘Overall, the US book market is turning in a very strong performance by historic norms,’ says NPD BookScan’s Kristen McLean.
In 2021, Finland’s consumer base bought two digital books for every one print book sold, the Finnish Literature Exchange, FILI, reports.
The 2022 Mauri School conference commentary from booksellers and publishers was a deep look at ‘The New Future’ ahead for books.
‘We are faced with two emergencies’ in paper costs and the state of art-book and tourism publishing, says AIE’s leadership.
Four videos are shortlisted for the Book Trailer Awards in this year’s FuturePublish conference from Literaturtest.