FGEE reports that Spain’s exports of children’s books increased by 3.4 percent, to €24.2 million in 2021, with Mexico as a primary market.
Spain’s Leisure-Time Reading Is Up 5.7 Points in 10 Years
The new ‘Barometer of Reading Habits’ in Spain sees younger readers, especially ages 15 to 18, increasing their engagement with books.
The 40th Mauri School in Venice: ‘Interpreting Change’
The Umberto e Elisabetta Mauri ‘school of booksellers’ returns to Venice, with a live-streamed half-day conference available on January 27.
At Frankfurt: The IPA Puts a ‘Spotlight on Africa’
The IPA Africa Publishing Innovation Fund’s ‘Spotlight on Africa’ program at Frankfurt: Issues and Publishers.
The IPA at Frankfurter Buchmesse: A ‘Spotlight on Africa’
The ‘Spotlight on Africa’ program scheduled for October’s Frankfurter Buchmesse is presented by the IPA’s Africa Publishing Innovation Fund.
Spain Reports Book Market Growth in 2021: Up 5.6 Percent
The Spanish book market is reporting revenues of €2.5 billion in 2021, a gain of 5.6 percent over 2020, and book sales of 174 million units.
IPA’s Africa Publishing Innovation Fund Pivots to Accessibility in Fourth Year
In its final year, IPA’s Africa Publishing Innovation Fund plans to support training in accessible publishing for African book publishers.
IPA’s Africa Publishing Innovation Fund Awards It’s 2022 Recipients
The IPA and Dubai Cares Africa Publishing Innovation Fund names its new grants and outlines coming engagement in accessible publishing.
Italian Publishers: Bookstores Gaining on Digital Retail
Italy’s publishers see online retail receding as physical stores reassert their prominence in the market’s book sales.
Italian Publishers: A 2.5-Percent Slip in Volume Through April
Seeing downturns in revenues and unit sales, January Through April, AIE plans a two-panel program at Torino’s book fair.