The Association of American Publishers’ StatShot report shows the US industry in October was down 9.3 percent, year-over-year.
German Book Sales in 2022: A Market Down 2.1 Percent
The Börsenverein reports on book sales and bestsellers in German book market in 2022 and depicts ‘a major economic challenge.’
Rome Retains Italy’s 18App in 2023; Changes Ahead in 2024
With its demise seemingly averted at the 11th hour, Italy’s admired 18App for young adults is renewed in its current form for a year.
China Bestsellers in November: Screening ‘The Three-Body Problem’
Anticipation of a new animated adaptation of Liu Cixin’s trilogy drove ‘The Three-Body Problem’ back to the top of China’s charts.
Interview With Bodour Al Qasimi: ‘We Need Every Voice’
As she completes her term as president of the International Publishers Association, Bodour Al Qasimi speaks about the experience.
IPA: Egypt’s Prix Voltaire Laureate Khaled Lotfy Out of Prison
The Prix Voltaire-winning Cairo publisher and bookseller Khaled Lotfy was released from prison, the IPA reports, on November 19.
Surveying the Profession(s): How Much Do UK Writers Earn?
A new British survey of authors warns of falling incomes and faltering sustainability in writing occupations.
China Bestsellers: History, Awards, Humor
Awards and screen adaptations drive fiction, while humorous history stokes nonfiction, on China’s October bestseller lists from OpenBook.
PRH Announces a Last Extension to Its Pandemic-Era Open-License Program
Set up in March 2020, Penguin Random House’s open-license program allows for content usage in remote-teaching.
Italian Book Publishers Report on 2022 Revenue: A Slight Decline
Italy’s publishers expect their year-end revenue to be down by between a modest 1.1 and 1.8 percent as compared to 2021.