AAP’s Maria A. Pallante praises ‘the incredible dedication and innovation of the industry’ in a remarkable year’s outcome.
The Italian market’s resilience shows first-nine-month statistics coming in strongly ahead of 2019’s numbers as well as those of 2020.
The Börsenverein and federal interior ministry have opened ‘Days of the Regions’ with a jury’s selection the ‘Most Beautiful Regional Book.’
Storytel reports seeing a rise in audiobook downloads in Russia by 45 percent in the last year. LitRes leads market.
The implementation of Germany’s Copyright Knowledge Society Act is seen in a new survey to be cutting into textbook sales.
There may be clues in the metadata behind an apparent yearlong downturn in US thriller and suspense sales, even as women authors rise in the category.
The US market is ‘currently 57.2 million units head of 2020, and 83.0 million units ahead of 2019,’ says NPD Books’ Kristen McLean.
Across the entire US book industry, total revenues in January-to-June 2021 came in at US$6.3 billion, up 18 percent year-to-date.
Juvenile nonfiction in the American market ran 23-percent higher in 2020 than in 2019, says NPD’s Kristen McLean in a look at the sector.
The strength of crime fiction in the Russian market, publishers say, has to do with contemporary genre voices in international markets.