In what NPD’s Kristen McLean calls ‘a remarkable year’ for US book sales, Publishers Lunch reports a decline in 2020 of translation rights deals.
One-third of 2020 growth in US print book sales was driven by juvenile fiction, NPD BookScan reports, with overall sales of 751 million units.
Year’s End: An already exceptionally busy year for nonfiction gets even hotter as US adult nonfiction print sales move 257 million units.
Penguin Random House plans its worldwide release of A Promised Land, volume 1 of this presidential memoir by Barack Obama, on November 17.
Topics of race, identity, and historical context are featured in this year’s Kraszna-Krausz entries focused in photography and filmmaking.
A rare benefit of COVID-19, the UK’s government finally–and suddenly–has wiped out the market’s punishing tax on digital publications.
With Brexit looming larger as the UK’s new government takes charge, the publishing industry steps up its drive to drop the VAT on ebooks and digital content
Launched earlier this year and looking for commercial fiction, Boldwood Books promises to publish its new titles in ebook, audio, and print-on-demand on the same day internationally.
The fourth annual Istanbul Fellowship Program drew a record number of applications from more than 100 countries, and closes today with presentations and networking events.
A new decision allows EU member states to align VAT rates on print books and ebooks if they choose to, instead of a 15% minimum for electronic services.