Together with Bookwire, CB, and the International Publishing Distribution Association, Rüdiger Wischenbart has created a new ‘European Ebook Barometer’ to track digital activity in four key markets.
A European Parliament vote this week is expected to trigger more discussion on the EU copyright directive, which has both harsh critics and supporters.
Rather than focusing on a single country or region, BookExpo’s Market Forum sessions this year address several territories and issues on May 31.
As rights and licensing appear to offer the world publishing industry more and more potential in terms of revenue, the new Diversity Report 2016 explores what works.
Raised in ‘a family that loves books and reading,’ the publisher Bodour Al Qasimi arrives at Berlin’s Publishers’ Forum next week as one of the most influential and committed players on the industry’s world stage.
Not only BookExpo America but also its consumer-facing BookCon will be in Chicago in May, trading New York’s Javits Center for the McCormick Place complex.
Ruediger Wischenbart is seeking to undertake an unprecedented project -– the compilation of a comprehensive database of global publishing statistics. By Tolu Ogunlesi LONDON: Publishing — including STM, Educational and Trade material -– is currently estimated at being worth €80 billion and is the second largest creative industry in the world, after television; and is currently bigger than the music …
By Rüdiger Wischenbart This may sound like an odd question to ask: Are books diverse? Sure! With hundreds of thousands of new titles published every year in the US, over 90,000 in Germany, and a “Long Tail” of millions of titles available to readers and buyers online, there are more books distributed and, arguably, read than ever before in history. That …