The February update from the Association of American Publishers shows solid gains in children’s and religious books, and hardbacks with a 3-percent growth.
Talking with the Russian Book Union’s Leonid Palko, we learn that the three-point shape of the national book market appears to be shifting, and publishers are looking to adapt.
‘Book piracy threatens authors’ livelihoods’ according to a new appeal from the Society of Authors to the British government to help protect copyright.
Using Libreka’s positioning in the German-language markets, Rakuten OverDrive opens a new partnership, as Germany’s Bookwire expands internationally and wins a Digital Publishing Award.
A partnership with PRH lets Kinokuniya consumers compare English and Japanese editions. And a building in which Hemingway once was printed has been bought.
As ebook sales continue to grow in Spanish-language markets, the new report from the Dosdoce and Bookwire.es shows digital subscription services are also gaining consumer traction.
The frustration with higher VAT for ebooks than print books may finally be over Poland as legislation is proposed to drop the rate from 23 to 5 percent.
The publication of ebooks is beginning to grow among Spanish-language publishers as editors embrace digital, according to Bookwire, a distributor of the format, at CONTEC Mexico.
Citing a 156-percent increase in revenue for partners across its newsletters, Open Road Media sees more expansion ahead for its Ignition marketing services.
Québec City’s De Marque acquires MaBiblioNumerique.ca, making it the largest lender of ebooks in French Canada.