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.
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.
A newly added podcast series at London Book Fair will be on the Fireside Chat Stage. And smartphones used to access those podcasts are proliferating unevenly in the world, says Pew Research.
Overall book sales in the Czech Republic are up as the number of new titles published declines slightly. Industry consolidation and a focus on high-performing books may be the cause.
Following the release of German book market data from 2018, the country’s publishers turn their attention to issues facing their industry 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.
Scholastic’s biennial Kids & Family Reading Report finds American families are reading books aloud to their children more often.
The new ‘barometer’ report on reading habits in Spain for 2018 shows a growing engagement with readership, later teens reading less.
OpenBook data reveals China’s bestselling authors of 2018, growing online book sales, and the strength of backlist titles.
BookNet Canada releases the country’s bestselling English-language book sales of 2018—for both Canadian authors and overall bestselling titles.