As an international community, Hugo Setzer tells delegates in Amman, ‘We have a shared duty to educate, to inform, and to entertain.’
As delegates gather in Jordan, speakers are talking technology, literacy in areas of violent conflict, and challenges to the freedom to publish.
Limited discretionary spending, censorship, piracy, and weak public policy challange the Arab world’s book industry, says Jordanian publisher Fathi Al Biss.
In its fourth year, Frankfurt’s technology-and-culture programming called THE ARTS+ returns in a new partnership with B3, the Biennial of the Moving Image.
The Authors Guild’s new statement sees unsettled business between Cengage Unlimited and authors over the publisher’s new usage-based royalty payments.
In Dosdoce’s new study, American publishers’ interest in producing Spanish-language audiobooks is seen as rising rapidly.
VKontakte, the most popular social network in Russia with 100 million active users, is working with book publishers to offer audiobooks to its network as early as next month.
The latest stage in Wattpad’s rapid expansion, its own new line of books is to be published in the UK market by Penguin Random House UK.
BISG opens its new fiscal year and seats a board this week, as London’s Exact Editions announces its digitization of ‘Cornucopia.’
Seeing its audiobook unit sales double year-over-year, Russia’s digital retailer now has a new presence in the Polish market.