The ruling against the Internet Archive for its “Open Library” lending is a major win for book publishers and creative industries.
The need for coherent, actionable data impacts the progress world publishing can make on its prime challenges, IPA’s Karine Pansa says.
The Frankfurt-based Bookwire has entered a partnership with Google Play Books for broader automated production of audiobooks.
The complexity of the International Publishers Association’s service leads Karine Pansa to call for more and better market data.
As she completes her term as president of the International Publishers Association, Bodour Al Qasimi speaks about the experience.
BookBeat, based in Sweden, is offering usage-time audiobook subscriptions in both its new markets, Italy and Spain.
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.