‘We will have to strengthen our voice,’ says a panelist from the UK’s Publishers Association on the implications of Brexit for the book industry there.
Frequently, literary agents argue that selling the territorial rights for a book has advantages over selling world rights.
Privately, publishers are raising concerns over Amazon’s term demands, listing of editions for which it doesn’t have territorial rights, and sourcing of titles from wholesalers.
Despite a tech-savvy population of avid readers, Singapore has been overlooked by the global e-booksellers and local solutions are slow in developing.
Gift cards, online concierge services and VPNs have all been used to spoof into allowing foreigners to buy ebooks for Kindles and iPads. What do you use?
Is continuing to group together Commonwealth book rights good business, hopeless inertia, or merely a self-serving tradition?
Parragon, the largest illustrated non-fiction publisher in the world, announced a new multi-territory license for range of books featuring the popular Australian toy line, The Trash Pack.
Why can’t you find a bestselling Chilean book in an Argentinian bookstore, and vice versa? Pablo Dittborn of Random House Chile discusses.
Sources told the Times of India that Amazon.com is considering launching on its own in India sometime next year.
As India gains exposure to the international book markets, it challenges to copyright law, faces piracy issues and begins to add e-books.
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