Strong book sales continue in Q1 of 2021, with print sales up 29 percent in the US. And in 2020, ebook sales increased by 17 percent.
The IPA president has made trips to four African markets, meeting with publishing leaders on challenges in the pandemic’s lessons.
Shortlists from: Albania, Armenia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Iceland, Latvia, Malta, Moldova, the Netherlands, Portugal, Serbia, Slovenia, Sweden, and Tunisia.
London Book Fair not only goes to the digital option but also adds early-June dates to its previous late-June schedule.
A three-day digital program, the US Book Show–which lies on the calendar where BookExpo did–is announcing panel discussions.
Hachette Book Group releases an environmental progress report, which found that paper accounts for 95% of the publisher’s carbon footprint.
The Singapore Book Council hosts a new biennial round of the Malay literature awards, yielding six honors, one of them posthumous.
Publishers in Russia talk of little hope of a turnaround in 2021, describing a book market that was sliding before the pandemic.
In an 11th survey, the French book business sees continued adoption of digital book formats, confirming the ‘digital acceleration’ in the pandemic.
Content from more than 100 journals is to be included eventually in this new pilot from Berlin-based ResearchGate and Hoboken’s Wiley.