In 2021, France’s publishers consumed 216,362 tons of paper, according to the publishers of the Syndicat national de l’édition.
Bookwire Has an Audiobook Deal With France’s Banijay
Based in Frankfurt, Bookwire’s expansion into the French market includes audiobook production and distribution work with Banijay.
Storytel Rolls Out Its Audiobook Service in France
The Stockholm-based audiobook corporation Storytel, in association with some of French publishing’s biggest players, goes live in France.
French Publishers Cheer a Court’s Order to Block a Book Piracy Site
Book piracy in France has taken a hit, with court action led by the SNE and 12 publishing companies against ‘Z-Library.’
Remembering Alain Gründ: ‘Always Thinking Internationally’
‘He felt very positive about the book industry,’ Monique Souchon-Gründ, Alain Gründ’s widow tells Publishing Perspectives.
International Publishing’s Tributes to the Late Alain Gründ
A leader among the industry’s most influential organizations, Alain Gründ is remembered in a new book by Hugo Setzer as ‘a visionary.’
Storytel: Streaming Revenue Up 35 Percent in Q1 Year Over Year
Storytel’s first quarter reflects the reorganization of the company underway, as France’s publishers roll out their first ‘Audiobook Month.’
France’s ‘Digital Barometer’: 27 Percent Trying Audiobooks
The new study from France’s publishers indicates that French audiobook fans are moving from CDs and tape to digital audio.
SNE’s Publishers Name May as France’s ‘Mois du Livre Audio’
In France, the publishers’ syndicate is gearing up to drive an audiobook adoption campaign – boosters, not just beneficiaries, of the format.
France’s Scientific Publishers Back an ‘Open Science’ Report
The primary French publishing association, SNE, hails a new report on open access and science.