As representatives of the Association of American Publishers testify on Trump’s proposed tariffs on books and other goods from China, US book sales for the first quarter are positive.
Anniversary assessment; opening his own boutique press, Richard Charkin reveals that Mensch Publishing has grossed £16,389 (US20,688) before expenses.
In an upbeat report, the German book market is seen as having grown last year for the first time since 2012–by 300,000 buyers–with its financial performance leveling out.
Marketing for World Book Day boosted titles we find on April’s China bestseller lists. And Albert Camus’ 1942 ‘L’Étranger’ charts for the first time.
As NPD reports slowing sales for political nonfiction books, Michael Wolff’s ‘Siege’—releasing Tuesday—comes under fire for questionable fact-checking.
Reading in Russia, says publisher Boris Kuznetsov, is ‘a fashionable and intellectual trend’ for a new generation of consumers—who may be watching Netflix.
New BookNet Canada research indicates that consumers who borrow books from libraries also purchase more books per month than those who don’t use libraries.
Firebrand’s mew ‘Eloquence on Alert’ service gathers data from online retailers to monitor how publishers’ products are being sold online.
Anticipating a combined pro forma cash revenue of US$3,157 million, the new entity will take McGraw-Hill’s name, the deal expected to close by early 2020.
Credited by some to a growing post-Soviet interest in authoritative information, the Russian book business reportedly sees substantial gains for nonfiction.