The ISNI International Agency is having a group of advisers from sectors including book publishing and rights review its treatment of gender.
With the return to school on the horizon, classroom reading lists dominate the mid-summer charts in China for July.
Recalled as being opinionated, decisive, and difficult as well as insightful, innovative, and impressive, David Whitaker died on August 4.
Beijing OpenBook researchers say that from January to June this year, both physical and digital retail have been lagging.
Titles in this Rights Roundup come from Finland, Spain, the United Kingdom, and Italy, and they include a single entry with 31 rights sales.
John B. Thompson’s new title ‘Book Wars: The Digital Revolution in Publishing’ gets a look from Richard Charkin.
The US ISBN agency, Bowker, reports a 21-percent jump in self-published ISBNs—not titles—from 2014 to 2015, another indication of quickly rising interest in indie publishing.
In the UK, Nielsen’s ISBN program has stepped into the digital age with what it describes as sure-footed grace. In the US, an internationally placed STM content platform is bought by a customer.
Porter Anderson’s weekly round-up of Web buzz for authors takes on the fate of the ISBN, the idea of the author platform, the prospects for used ebooks, and more.