Some fear that a summary can kill book sales, but Lucerne’s getAbstract for 20 years has created and distributed summaries in partnership with publishers.
The resilience of a Scottish author’s popularity in China puts a third book on the list, and a Frenchman’s business book arrives as ‘The American Trap.’
Thanks to digital initiatives and a strong list of titles, 50-year-old UK book publisher Kogan Page is growing its business, despite more competition.
Riding the success of its Put Me in the Story book personalization for children, the independent publisher Sourcebooks rolls out an offering on business-inspirational material.
Fifteen titles have made the cut for the 2015 longlist of the FT/McKinsey Business Book of the Year, last year won by Brad Stone’s ‘The Everything Store’.
Berlin-based Blinkist condenses nonfiction books down to key points called blinks and is offering an app that delivers books as 15-minute audio summaries.
After attending the FT Business Book of the Year ceremony in London, Roger Tagholm wonders, what if novels had subtitles like business books do?
Patterns of book piracy can tell you a lot about the aspirations of a culture and what people really want to read. And it might direct you toward the next bestseller.
Why is the new book “The Deal From Hell” universally important to the publishing business? It shows the ease with which moneymen incur debt and ruin companies.
As India becomes increasingly globalized, readers are snapping up new spirituality, self-help and diet books — many of them inspired by ideas from overseas.
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