Andrew Wilkins reports live from the first day of the Frankfurt Book Fair on this year’s cooperation between Audi and the Fair, the official exhibitor statistics and trends from the day.
Video interview with Turkish literary agent Nermin Mollaoğlu about her first trip to the Beijing Book Fair to get to know the Chinese publishing market.
German cinematic legend Werner Herzog reads Go the F*ck to Sleep aloud at the New York Public Library. Warning, this video may give you nightmares.
Moving pictures worth far more than 1,000 words.
Publishers exhibiting at the Licensing Expo International included Penguin, Scholastic and Wiley. Harlequin was represented by a licensing agency called Brandgenuity.
Interview with Charlene Gaynor, CEO of the Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) on digitization in educational publishing.
At the Publishers’ Forum in Berlin earlier this month, it became clear that German publishers have no desire or need to rush into digital publishing. By Amanda DeMarco “It’s inevitable.” At the Publishers’ Forum hosted by digital services provider Klopotek in Berlin earlier this month, several versions of the phrase “Shape your own future!” cropped up in presentations. At first I thought …
By Edward Nawotka Publishing consultant Mike Shatzkin discusses the erosion of shelf space in bookstores, publishing innovation, English as a disruptive force overseas, and the two priorities publishers should be focused on over the next 6-12 months: price experimentation and improving rights databases. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O7wxfzHKd0M
Michael Tamblyn (Vice President, Content, Sales and Merchandising at Kobo) talks with Ed Nawotka about the launch of the new Kobo eReader Touch Edition. The new e-reader was announced on Monday. It features an e-ink touch screen and can hold 1,000 e-books. The device also includes a social reading application called REading life, which tracks and shares your reading stats. …
Lasse Winkler, editor of Svensk Bokhandel (The Swedish Bookseller), spoke to Ed Nawotka about the current state of the e-book market in Sweden, as well as the implications of North American publishers selling English-language e-books abroad. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qU-uLFyagHI