The opportunity to consider strong sales performance vs. actual reading habits is offered by recent Gallup findings in the States.
‘Il Nuovo Futoro’–the New Future–is the title of this year’s Umberto and Elisabetta Mauri program in bookselling and publishing.
As children’s reading has increased during the COVID-19 pandemic, CONTEC Mexico speakers said themes and issues have broadened.
While Canadians surveyed said they’re reading more widely, they’re not sure they want authors writing outside their own demographics.
Using close to 100 exhibitor tents, the Warsaw Book Fair moves outdoors this month to make its return in an open-air setting.
Penguin Random House’s site focused on the publisher’s social outreach has a 2020 update on international projects and growth in diversity.
Even as Emmanuel Macron names reading the ‘great national cause’ of the year, France’s publishers are celebrating ‘book resilience’ in 2020.
While Nielsen says reading declined ‘slightly’ in the pandemic year, the UK’s World Book Day emphasis is on family reading with youngsters.
The digital distributor reports a rise in audiobook titles of 123 percent in 2020 over the previous year. Print-on-demand advanced 18 percent.
Reading aloud is ‘a way of making reading visible,’ says Scholastic’s Pam Allyn, founder of the LitWorld nonprofit.