Reporting US$2.62 billion in 2018 revenue, China’s sprawling Phoenix Publishing & Media already has deals in 30 countries and wants to get only bigger.
In Dosdoce’s new study, American publishers’ interest in producing Spanish-language audiobooks is seen as rising rapidly.
A hot summer’s debate at The New York Times around ‘fake and illegitimate’ online book sales. Amazon asserts a remedy may take more industry cooperation.
VKontakte, the most popular social network in Russia with 100 million active users, is working with book publishers to offer audiobooks to its network as early as next month.
‘I knew I wanted to see it as a film,’ says Imagine Kids+Family chief Stephanie Sperber about Meika Hashimoto’s ‘The Trail’ from Scholastic.
The publishers’ association in Riga is mounting a new bid to ease the country’s VAT rates on books, after enduring sharp hikes and only modest decreases.
‘A wide range of other books remain on the list’ for near-term tariffs, notes AAP’s Maria A. Pallante, ‘including American fiction and nonfiction.’
The UK’s International Literature Showcase presents its second curated listing of British authors, in a program devised to promote export and rights sales of UK writing.
With Brexit looming larger as the UK’s new government takes charge, the publishing industry steps up its drive to drop the VAT on ebooks and digital content
In another period of double-digit growth for China’s book market, children’s books are the largest category by sales and online retail is still growing.