In Taipei, the Grayhawk Agency was making submissions and getting silence back from the world. In Tel Aviv, Yaniv Iczkovits was launching his new book—a month before the second lockdown.
Jerusalem International Book Forum: Perspectives on the Pandemic
Day 2 of digital discussions at the Jerusalem International Book Forum examine the impact of the coronavirus on international book publishing.
Grupo Planeta in Exclusive Deal With Subscription Service Scribd for México
Adding some 1,000 titles to its catalogue, the Planeta books bring Scribd’s Spanish-language offer to more than 85,000 titles.
Scribd Rolls Out ‘Snapshot’ Samplers From Nonfiction Books
The international subscription service is making available 15-minute samplers of selected books in text and audio, in various nonfiction categories.
International Publishing and the UK’s Vote for Brexit
On a wrenching day, we learned that UK voted to leave the European Union. Despite Brexit, the book publishing industry remains internationally engaged.
After DBW: ‘Perhaps We Don’t Know Anything’
Transformation requires cultural change. An Englishman in New York, Nosy Crow’s Tom Bonnick looks back at the conference, after DBW.
Data Guy’s Web of Analysis: DBW Turns Hostility Into a Handshake
Digital Book World and Author Earnings may have transformed an industry standoff into a cooperative trade-and-indie exploration going forward.
Kobo’s Tamblyn: January Saw ‘Strongest Content Sales in Our History’
Kobo CEO Michael Tamblyn, in the wake of reports of Rakuten’s write-down, talks of the ‘strongest content sales in our history.’
#BEA11 Preview: Publishers Launch “eBooks Go Global” Conference
By Michael Cader With e-books recently emerging as the single-bestselling book format in the US market according to the latest AAP data, there is no doubting the digital transformation of trade publishing underway. The UK is experiencing the first wave of serious digital takeoff with the appearance last year of a local Kindle and the impact of the ubiquitous iPad …
Announcing PublishersLaunch, A New Global Conference Series from Cader and Shatzkin
By Hannah Johnson Michael Cader (founder of Publishers Lunch and PublishersMarketplace.com) and Mike Shatzkin (publishing industry consultant and founder of The Idea Logical Company) announced today their new joint venture called Publishers Launch, a global conference series that will “help publishers, agents, authors, retailers and other channel partners with the transition to prosperity in the new era, and will help …