Amid calls for better and more comparable data among publishing markets, Nielsen’s BookData makes a timely expansion in Colombia.
The Society of Authors: 2023 Translation Prize Winners
The Society of Authors names its 2023 winning translators of work from Arabic, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Polish, and Spanish.
NPD BookScan Sees 2023 US Book Market ‘Off to a Solid Start’
US backlist book sales grew in January, according to NPD Bookscan, with adult fiction helping to offset sagging adult nonfiction.
Eman Hylooz of Jordan’s Abjjad: Ebook Provider for 124 Publishers
An Arabic reading app, Abjjad has 1.5 million registered users and works with publishers in Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, and other markets.
Interview: Taipei International Book Fair’s Isabella Wu
Publisher Isabella Wu, chair of the Taipei International Book Foundation, highlights the vital role of books in public discourse.
Italy’s Book Market Up 13.3 Percent Over 2019
Presented in Venice at the Mauri School, the 2022 report from Italy’s publishers shows gains over the pre-pandemic era, amid market shifts.
AAP’s November StatShot: US Revenues Down 6 Percent Year to Date
The Association of American Publishers’ StatShot report shows the United States’ industry in November 2022 was down 14.4 percent, year-over-year.
The 40th Mauri School in Venice: ‘Interpreting Change’
The Umberto e Elisabetta Mauri ‘school of booksellers’ returns to Venice, with a live-streamed half-day conference available on January 27.
IPA’s Karine Pansa at DBW: ‘A Big Wake-Up Call’ in Book Business Data
The need for coherent, actionable data impacts the progress world publishing can make on its prime challenges, IPA’s Karine Pansa says.
Rights Edition Interview: Germany’s Rita Fürstenau
Rita Fürstenau of Germany’s Rotopol Press talks about comics, graphic storytelling, and the rights outlook ahead of the 50th Angoulême.