The chief of St. Petersburg’s comics and graphic novels publisher Bumknigo says it’s unlikely the sector will find the traction it has in France or the US.
The growing popularity of ebooks in Russia is prompting some publishers to look at online serialization as an option for distribution and sales, both as an offer to consumers and to writers of works in progress.
Reading in Russia, says publisher Boris Kuznetsov, is ‘a fashionable and intellectual trend’ for a new generation of consumers—who may be watching Netflix.
Credited by some to a growing post-Soviet interest in authoritative information, the Russian book business reportedly sees substantial gains for nonfiction.
In an announcement made at Sharjah Publishing City this morning (April 25), Sharjah has been named the 2020 London Book Fair Market Focus.
Talking with the Russian Book Union’s Leonid Palko, we learn that the three-point shape of the national book market appears to be shifting, and publishers are looking to adapt.
Bologna Children’s Book Fair organizer BolognaFiere announces a new relationship with Moscow International Book Fair and an homage to author Gianni Rodari.
Citing aggressive competition from a Moscow-based copyright organization, a new campaign calls for support for the Georgian Copyright Association.
In Russia’s book market, high bookstore inventory levels and rising paper prices are prompting publishers to consider cutting back on book production in 2019.
The share of online sales of books could be as high as 35 percent in the Russian market within five years, according to one executive.