New BookNet Canada research indicates that consumers who borrow books from libraries also purchase more books per month than those who don’t use libraries.
Ahead of the International Publishers Association seminar in Nairobi, Kenya Publishers Association chair Lawrence Njagi looks at agenda-setting issues.
Building on a decade of experience in international ebook distribution, Bookwire expands into publishing software solutions with its new ‘Bookwire OS’ offering.
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.