Jesús Badenes: Many Spanish consumers now say they were sustained during tough pandemic conditions by friends, family – and books.
The Association of American Publishers, in its annual-report estimates, sees a US$3.23-billion jump in 2021 over 2020.
Challenges: First half of 2022, the German market has a sales shortfall of 11.1 percent in the local book trade compared to 2019.
Text-to-speech automated audiobook narration arrives at Bookwire, amid the company’s insistence on its respect for human narration.
Effects of the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic on world copyright issues was a key focus at WIPO’s 42nd SCCR meetings.
The two-year ‘Inspire’ project report from the IPA highlights solidarity and a need for common reporting standards.
In 2021, Finland’s consumer base bought two digital books for every one print book sold, the Finnish Literature Exchange, FILI, reports.
The ‘IPA Academy’ now is active for exploration by publishers in the International Publishers Association’s member-organizations.
The ‘IPA Academy’ program being opened with Sharjah Book Authority, is geared to support publishers with digital skills and advancement.
Digital acceleration: Growth outlined in Edinburgh University Press’ annual report includes a 49-percent gain in ebook sales, year over year.