In China, 2021 was a ‘grim’ year for physical bookstores, and online book sales also leveled off, according to research from Beijing OpenBook.
In what Ricardo Franco Levi calls ‘a good year throughout Europe,’ Italy in 2021 broke its own records with a 16-percent industry gain.
Print book sales by volume in the United States was the highest ever recorded by NPD BookScan, with adult fiction as the leading growth category.
The downturn in print book sales in Russia may have been as deep as between 50 and 70 percent, according to editor Svetlana Zorin.
Positioning itself for its turn in 2024 as Frankfurter Buchmesse’s guest of honor, the Italian market celebrates its rights sales.
The European Writers’ Council’s study of the COVID crisis’ impact on authors brings sobering estimates to an uncertain holiday season.
IPA president Bodour Al Qasimi, caps a year of international meetings with publishers with a call for protection of the freedom to publish.
Year-to-date book sales in the US are looking likely to converge with that of 2020 at 8 percent growth, reports Kristen McLean at NPD Books.
The season puts Richard Charkin in mind of a dozen things he’d like to see arrive, come about, or evolve by Twelfth Night.
A new study led by AIE and Lucca Crea in Italy reveals a growing readership that spans a wider range of ages than might be expected.