Open Road Integrated Media works with Fab Over Fifty to create a new book club, ‘Spread the Words,’ which opens this month with Erica Jong’s ‘Fear of Flying.’
With more than 240,000 titles, the South African ed-tech company Snapplify is working with communications provider Econet to make ebooks available to more African readers.
Touting 6 million ebooks and a $9.99 audiobook subscription, the new Walmart partnership with Rakuten Kobo gives the Canadian retailer what it hasn’t had in the US market: brand recognition.
Mexican ebook conversion and distribution provider Ink-It and Argentine e-commerce platform Publica.la have partnered to enable direct sales of digital content.
The latest book market statistics from Germany show that flat book sales are being generated by fewer overall book buyers. The Börsenverein calls for a focus on potential readers.
‘It makes no sense in the modern world that readers are being penalized with an additional 20-percent VAT for choosing to embrace digital,’ says the Publishers Association chief.
The Association of American Pubslishers StatShot program cites 29.7-percent growth over 2016 in downloaded audiobook revenue, despite overall flat performance in publisher revenue in 2017.
Getting ‘aesthetically pleasing and accessible content’ out of what the judges gave her as a mashup of sci-fi and Lewis Carroll, Katy Mastrocola beats the competition.
Announcing an IPO on the Warsaw Stock Exchange’s NewConnect index for this year, Poland’s Legimi ebook and audiobook subscription pursues development in Germany, China.
Promising as much as 70-percent savings over ‘the costs of traditional bound print textbooks,’ McGraw-Hill Education is teaming with Barnes & Noble Education. MBS Textbook Exchange and Chegg on an ebook and textbook rental program.