The Scribd subscription introduced in Australia this week has opened at a price of AU$13.99 and includes audio as well as reading content.
Subscription service Scribd adds audiobook titles, opening with ‘Black Imagination,’ to its newly launched Scribd Audio brand.
The Association of Italian Publishers expresses support for the Frankfurt Book Fair’s decision to cancel its physical exhibition and cheers funding for small presses.
Even as Europe’s reported contraction is analyzed by economists, new funding for small publishers in Italy adds to an improving outlook for books.
Italian publishers see ‘encouraging signs of an upturn,’ as data from Nielsen and Informazioni Editoriali shows revenue losses were cut in half in July.
Some 32 percent of respondents in Italy tell publishers that news consumption replaced their reading time during the pandemic.
South Africa’s Modjaji Books is updating its catalog of small publishers and literary magazines in Africa, with the aim of expanding coverage to the entire continent.
The Big Three — Google, Apple and Amazon — are expected to jump start the market, but others have an opportunity as well.
By Siobhan O’Leary Following Suhrkamp’s headling-grabbing move from Frankfurt to Berlin last year, many in the German publishing industry wondered if it was an isolated incident or if other publishers would follow suit. Now Eichborn has announced its intention to join the ranks of publishers headquartered in the German capital — specifically in Aufbau’s future permanent home in Berlin. For …
By Edward Nawotka Today’s lead story, a profile of Prague’s Twisted Spoon Press, describes the publisher’s take on having successful authors picked up by larger presses. He calls it “trickle-up publishing.” How much do big publishers ultimately benefit from small press risk taking? For example, the effort a small publisher or literary magazine puts into discovering new talent and then …