Ahead of this week’s Readmagine, Dosdoce’s Javier Celaya issues a new report on Spanish-language audiobooks and ebooks in 2022.
US Book Publishing Revenues in 2022 Were $28 Billion: AAP StatShot
Still 8.6 percent above 2019’s total revenues, the US market in 2022 was 2.6 percent below 2021’s revenue level, the AAP reports.
Italian Publishers Association: Ricardo Levi’s Resignation
Ricardo Franco Levi has resigned as AIE president and Italy’s commissioner to the 2024 Frankfurt guest of honor program.
China Bestsellers in March: Adaptations on the Rise
A stage adaptation and the work of a strong translator were behind some of the standout books on China’s bestseller charts in March.
Rights Roundup: Packing for London Book Fair
Today’s pre-London Book Fair Rights Roundup features work from the States, Germany, Sweden, Finland, Turkey, Spain, and Australia.
Emirates Publishers Association at London Book Fair: Seven Presses Ready for Rights Meetings
The Emirates Publishers Association’s member presses have had ‘hundreds of works translated into 27 languages,’ says Rashid Al Kous. (Sponsored)
International Exclusive: NYU Announces a Successor to Yale’s Professional Publishing Course
International exclusive: A successor to the Yale Publishing Course, NYU’s new program for professionals will be inaugurated in January.
Copyright: US Court Rules Against Internet Archive
The ruling against the Internet Archive for its “Open Library” lending is a major win for book publishers and creative industries.
Nielsen BookData 2022: A ‘Slight Decline’ in UK Book Sales
In 2022, Nielsen BookData saw a 10-percent fall in ebook volumes in the UK, and a 3-percent drop in print. Audiobooks’ growth slowed.
AAP StatShot: US Book Industry Up 3.5 Percent in January
The first monthly StatShot report from the Association of American Publishers in 2023 shows trade revenues up 3.1 percent in January.