BookNet Canada’s new tool, LibraryData, promises to provide ‘nationwide data on loans, holds, renewals, on-order, and collection holdings.’
The first four-year update of Lee and Low’s survey on diversity in the United States’ market shows little statistical change from 2015’s results.
In its third annual survey of the book business’ workforce, the UK Publishers Association reports strong results on women in leadership positions.
Surprise and rumors have followed recent withdrawals of Penguin Random House audiobooks from unlimited subscription services.
Costing the books industry as much as €528 million, piracy is a major target for Italian book and news publishers in 2020.
Children’s books see a handsome bump of more than 20 percent in October, year over year, as US higher education course materials drop almost 70 percent.
In a strong year for nonfiction sales, Germany’s bestsellers of 2019 reflect a robust group of fiction and nonfiction titles by new and familiar authors.
Total US book sales in 2019 so far reached $11.4 billion, an increase of 4 percent over the same timeframe in 2018, per the Association of American Publishers.
Combined digital formats comprised 22.3 percent of reported US trade publishing revenue, in the first six months of this year, according to StatShot data.
In Dosdoce’s new study, American publishers’ interest in producing Spanish-language audiobooks is seen as rising rapidly.