The UK Publishers Association released its annual publishing statistics report on the UK market, which found that digital sales are increasing across the industry.
Download a report on the Chinese publishing industry produced by China Publishers Magazine for the London Book Fair 2012.
UK consumers pay 20% VAT on e-books but 0% on print books. The Publishers Association wants the ‘stark anomaly’ of different book taxes rectified, says Chief Executive Richard Mollet.
In the spirit of collaboration, UK publishers and booksellers swap jobs for a day to share skills, knowledge and understanding.
‘Our philosophy is highly-prized and highly-priced,’ says Patrick Neate of UK Book Slam’s first effort at publishing, a £30 hardcover of ‘One for the Trouble.’
In the UK, there is a growing interest in Chinese authors, according to agents and publishers, but the challenge of selecting works for translation remains.
Paula Gantz reports from the recent STM conference in London where the hot topics were subscription models, new revenue streams, Chinese opportunities, & more.
Little, Brown’s COO, David Kent, will leave the business this week. He said more good-byes during the London Book Fair, the last stop on his worldwide farewell tour.
A panel on social media at the London Book Fair tells publishers they can’t afford not be engaged on various social media platforms.
China’s Vice Minister of General Administration of Press and Publication, Wu Shulin, recites a poem at a London Book Fair party.