Surveying Malaysia’s booming book market finds award-winning multicultural publishers, growing readership, a hot rights scene, and innovative digital projects.
Post-apocalyptic dystopias seem the order of the day at this year’s London Book Fair, with rights bids coming in from all sides.
E-books, erotica boost sales, but European economy uncertain as publishers head into the London Book Fair, opening today and running through Wednesday.
Former Buchet-Chastel editor Marc Parent is launching a new Paris-based literary agency, in part to help authors make a better living from their writing.
Despite a tech-savvy population of avid readers, Singapore has been overlooked by the global e-booksellers and local solutions are slow in developing.
A strong showing from China, Turkey, India and Brazil, YA publishers waiting for the next big thing and confidence in the future pervaded this year’s Bologna.
One Hundred Years of Solitude is finally released as an official e-book, while Random House Mondadori launches a new, global imprint for digital shorts, RHM Flash.
Is continuing to group together Commonwealth book rights good business, hopeless inertia, or merely a self-serving tradition?
At Berrett-Koehler Publishers foreign rights sales account for 10% of revenue, much of it from backlist, and are rewarding both financially and culturally.
There will be a war over e-book rights only if the the opposition — the upstarts and indies are willing and financially able to put up a costly legal fight.