As ebook sales continue to grow in Spanish-language markets, the new report from the Dosdoce and Bookwire.es shows digital subscription services are also gaining consumer traction.
The predictions made by publishers responding to Dosdoce’s new survey see the number of Spanish-language audiobook titles surpassing 10,000 this year, narration dialects starting to favor Latin American markets.
The publication of ebooks is beginning to grow among Spanish-language publishers as editors embrace digital, according to Bookwire, a distributor of the format, at CONTEC Mexico.
At the third CONTEC Mexico conference, booksellers from Germany and Spain discussed the art of attracting customers in an age of online shopping.
The new ‘barometer’ report on reading habits in Spain for 2018 shows a growing engagement with readership, later teens reading less.
In Canada, Access Copyright is working on developing blockchain solutions for book publishing, including smart contracts and an attribution ledger.
Just try to get into this year without slipping on a banana peel. ‘Words Without Borders’ this month helps you pick yourself up off the floor, with international humor.
At the Guadalajara International Book Fair, Anagrama director Jorge Herralde spoke as both a champion of Latin American work and a survivor in publishing.
Spain’s publishers say they sold €58 million in books to the Mexican market alone in 2017, making Latin America ‘the first destination outside our borders.’
Today’s rights roundup draws on properties from Sweden, Cuba, Argentina, Spain, France, Italy, and Brazil, and covers a range of genres and interests.