Rakuten Kobo discovered that its biggest hurdle was that most of its manufacturing was in China and Taiwan. And e-readers suddenly were selling fast.
Rüdiger Wischenbart in his Readmagine presentation says the coronavirus may speed up pre-pandemic book trends, including the growth of backlist audiobooks.
Coronavirus Impact: The development of digital programming for international publishing in the pandemic goes on, with the ‘Digital Publishing Summit.’
Saying that the book is no longer a business model in itself, Roger Casas-Alatriste insists on a transmedial approach for publishers.
The 2020 CONTEC Mexico conference spends two days examining the potentials of transmedia and artificial intelligence for book publishing.
Even as Seattle loses another Barnes & Noble store, the Independent Book Publishers Association prepares for a conference appearance by James Daunt.
The ‘future of culture’ and the impact of artificial intelligence are key issues in the 2019 StoryDrive Asia conference in Beijing, May 31 and June 1.
Speaking of the conscious effort it takes to nurture literary creative talent, Joyce Carol Oates accepts the Jerusalem Prize on the opening of the 2019 Jerusalem International Book Forum.
Stephen Page and Morten Hesseldahl stressed the core values of publishing—author relationships, reading—at London Book Fair’s 2019 Quantum conference.
The chief of the UK’s 90-year-0ld Faber & Faber will tell the Quantum audience at the London Book Fair that however troubling Brexit’s confusions may be, publishing holds the world’s ‘editorial centrality’ in its hands: and that means it has a job to do.