With 575,000 new titles in 2015—and employing more than 150,000 people—the highly varied publishing industries of Europe come together in a new report.
In Lithuania, writes Inga Janiulytė for DW, ‘reading remains a popular activity—whether in spite of, or because of, social media.’ And many read English.
In a smooth transition to its new Nielsen-partnered format, London Book Fair’s flagship Quantum Conference leans on data, optimism, and conversation.
With new attention to diversity issues, Scholastic’s sixth biennial survey adds an Australian edition, and looks extensively on reading aloud at home.
Statistics from BookNet Canada reveal the best-selling books of 2016, along with a stable Canadian book market and growing online book sales.
In Poland, publishing stakeholders stay the need for protective regulation—liked fixed book prices—and IP protection are needed to curb declining book sales.
The 2017 Digital Book World conference opened with calls for more data-driven decision-making, despite the inherently subjective nature of book publishing.
Charting the importance of proper and timely metadata, Nielsen Book’s twin studies from the US and UK markets may be motivational updates for publishers.
From crime fiction to medical advice with a sense of humor, both well-known authors and new voices were among the bestselling books in Germany last year.
With book production down 40 percent in Russia, the country’s publishers are looking to favorable book pricing as a source of revenue growth in 2017.