In 2021, the Amazon Literary Partnership is giving 80 grants totaling more than $1 million to literary organizations in the United States.
From the macro to the micro, Bookwire’s second ‘All About Audio’ program made its key points with high-level observations from MIDiA Research.
Calling reading a ‘civil right,’ Richard Robinson joined Scholastic in 1964 and led the company for almost 50 years.
Encouraging intra-community reading in diaspora, the new list is announced amid anti-Asian violence in many parts of the world.
‘Publishing drives political accountability,’ the Association of American Publishers’ Maria A. Pallante says in her address.
Three speakers were heard on issues of racial and social justice, monopoly power, and the evolution of very big tech in book retail.
Talking of ‘At Night All Blood Is Black’ as both ‘frightening’ and ‘powerful,’ the International Booker jury announces its 2021 selection.
Germany’s Bookwire buys Bok2 for added print-on-demand capacity, while Ingram sells edtech company VitalSource 15 years after acquiring it.
In 2020, the report says, more than 71,000 audiobooks were published in the States, up 39 percent over 2019.
Trade books (consumer titles) were up 34.2 percent in March, and 24.9 percent year-to-date in the American market.