As online retailers captured some 70 percent of book sales in the Chinese market, researchers say 2019 saw a downturn of almost 7 percent in new titles.
As tickets go on sale for Margaret Atwood’s tour in Australia and New Zealand, Alex Fane speaks at FutureBook in London about staging and paying authors.
With four program tracks, the upcoming 2019 FutureBook Live conference in London includes Barnes & Noble and Waterstones’ James Daunt among its keynotes.
‘Her Majesty Queen Rania is a leading voice in the region,’ says Bodour Al Qasimi, whose patronage adds impact to the IPA’s coming seminar in Amman.
In a letter, Reed’s BookExpo event director Jennifer Martin announces a shortened trade show for 2020 despite what she says were successful bookseller programs in 2019.
This month’s Publishing Next program is set in Miramar, Goa, with participation from Big Five and independent publishing representatives.
In a first-time focus on the Middle East’s publishing industry, the International Publishers Association is planning a regional event in the Jordanian capital.
Following meetings with government, educational, and cultural leadership, Spain’s publishers’ federation plans to invigorate reading domestically and promote Spanish literature internationally.
The APA’s audiobook conference drew big crowds on BookExpo’s opening day, with other compelling discussions on storytelling, rights, and translation drawing modest audiences.
As the BookExpo rights trading center returns to the Javits Center with the rest of the trade show—and now branded as the New York Rights Fair—a discussion series is included.