Markus Dohle headlines the second iteration of Sharjah’s Booksellers Conference, May 1 and 2, in an interactive program for 400 attendees.
The Norwegian developer of bespoke audiobook platforms, Beat Technology, is creating a new service, ‘Volume,’ for Poland’s Sonia Draga.
Hobbled, as are other markets, by high production and shipping costs, Poland’s book business learns that its taxation won’t be eased.
The Umberto e Elisabetta Mauri ‘school of booksellers’ returns to Venice, with a live-streamed half-day conference available on January 27.
‘Books and reading are absolutely indispensable to our European democracy,’ Ricardo Levi says on taking the federation’s presidency.
‘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.’