Some children’s book publishers in Russia forecast growth in 2021, but another publisher cautions that ‘oversupply’ and ‘low-quality books’ are problematic.
US books sales in 2020 were mixed, with AAP reporting trade book revenues up but declines in K-12 and higher education materials.
The trials of 2020 and outlook for 2021 drive discussions of discoverability, digital, and direct-to-consumer relations in Venice’s forum.
Overall in 2020, the AIE and ALI with Nielsen have reported, Italians purchased 104.5 million book in 2020.
In the case of Ukraine’s Old Lion Publishing House, adapting to online retail in 2020 made the difference between succeeding and going under.
An unusual dip for downloaded audiobooks plays into the November 2020 StatShot book sales figures from the Association of American Publishers.
The controversial book of a right-wing senator–cancelled by Simon & Schuster–is now to be published by a conservative press S&S distributes.
With physical retail down, 2020 was the first year in which Beijing OpenBook tracked a downturn in the Chinese book market since 2000.
In what NPD’s Kristen McLean calls ‘a remarkable year’ for US book sales, Publishers Lunch reports a decline in 2020 of translation rights deals.
The latest survey results from France’s publishers cites respondents saying they’ve read more during the market’s two lockdowns, younger readers taking the lead.