Markus Dohle headlines the second iteration of Sharjah’s Booksellers Conference, May 1 and 2, in an interactive program for 400 attendees.
Poland’s Draga Group Announces an Audiobook Platform
The Norwegian developer of bespoke audiobook platforms, Beat Technology, is creating a new service, ‘Volume,’ for Poland’s Sonia Draga.
Poland Tells Publishers: VAT on Books Must Stay
Hobbled, as are other markets, by high production and shipping costs, Poland’s book business learns that its taxation won’t be eased.
The 40th Mauri School in Venice: ‘Interpreting Change’
The Umberto e Elisabetta Mauri ‘school of booksellers’ returns to Venice, with a live-streamed half-day conference available on January 27.
Italy’s Ricardo Levi Leads FEP; Sonia Draga Is First Woman Vice-President
‘Books and reading are absolutely indispensable to our European democracy,’ Ricardo Levi says on taking the federation’s presidency.
‘Daring To Speak Too Freely’: Poland’s Sonia Draga
‘Only certain aspects of Polish culture’ are supported by the government, says Katowice-based publisher Sonia Draga in her The Markets interview: ‘I am a careful observer.’