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Italian book market shows signs of recovery

The Italian book market is on the road to recovery, according to fresh figures from the Italian Publishers Association (AIE), which state that its book trade's year-on-year revenue losses almost halved in the space of a few months, improving from –20% in April to –11% in July. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-28 17:19:03 UTC ]
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Spain’s Book Market: 40 Percent More Online Buying During Lockdown

A new study of the book market in Spain shows consumers are reading more during the pandemic lockdown, buying more books online, and still prefer print over digital. The post Spain’s Book Market: 40 Percent More Online Buying During Lockdown appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-07-21 14:30:43 UTC ]
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US Book Market: NPD Sees Unit Sales Up 2.8 Percent in Q2

Politically related biography and memoir gained, and children's print gained 12 percent over the second quarter of 2019 in unit sales. The post US Book Market: NPD Sees Unit Sales Up 2.8 Percent in Q2 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-07-20 17:15:16 UTC ]
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China Bestsellers May: ‘Online Literature’ Powers a Trilogy

Book market developments in May point to growth in China's already powerful 'online literature' sector, led by the 'Ran Freely' trilogy by Wu Zhe. The post China Bestsellers May: ‘Online Literature’ Powers a Trilogy appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-06-22 14:38:30 UTC ]
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China Bestsellers April 2020: A Watchful Market, a Reawakening Chart

As extensive coronavirus testing continues, China's book market charts a restart in April, with 'Higashino Heat' for a favorite Japanese author. The post China Bestsellers April 2020: A Watchful Market, a Reawakening Chart appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-06-11 09:56:41 UTC ]
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Ukraine Opens New Rights Support Grants for International Publishers

Having caught its stride in 2019, Ukraine's book market now is weathering the pandemic—and opening a new translation grant for rights buyers. The post Ukraine Opens New Rights Support Grants for International Publishers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-04-24 13:09:08 UTC ]
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Paraclete Postpones Two Books Amid Covid-19 Disruptions

Paraclete Press announced that it is delaying the publication of two titles originally slated for release May and early June due to the new coronavirus outbreak and “a mostly disrupted book market at every level,” the publisher said. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Coronavirus-hit Italy sees 25% drop in book sales

According to the Italian Publishers Association (AIE), Italy's book market fell 25% last week, with those areas worst-hit by the coronavirus—such as Lombardy, Veneto and Emilia—seeing drops of 50% and above. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-05 21:19:43 UTC ]
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Concern for children's book market as The Book People fails to find buyer

Trade figures have said the failure of The Book People to find a buyer, leading to 155 redundancies, could have ramifications for the children's book market.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-14 05:00:29 UTC ]
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German book market posts small 2019 rise

Even though the holiday season was below par, Germany’s book market narrowly avoided another major disappointment and finished the year on a positive note. Overall sales were up in 2019 by 1.4% in value. In volume they followed a recent pattern and were down marginally, by 0.4%. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-08 18:34:07 UTC ]
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BookScan Reports 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Is Bestselling Book of the Decade

E.L. James’s irresistibly salacious novel 'Fifty Shades of Grey' is the bestselling book in the U.S. book market over the past decade according to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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In Frankfurt: Spain’s New Translation Grants and Market Data

Ramping up activities for its 20201 turn as Frankfurt's Guest of Honor, Spain launched expanded translation funding and presented book market statistics at the fair. The post In Frankfurt: Spain’s New Translation Grants and Market Data appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-10-18 07:33:50 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Notes: Ukrainian and Indian Book Market Presentations

Insights into stresses on the Ukrainian cultural industies are on stage, as are aspects of the book buisiness in India this week at Frankfurter Buchmesse. The post Frankfurt Notes: Ukrainian and Indian Book Market Presentations appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-10-14 04:30:44 UTC ]
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BIBF buoyant for UK, but US publishers face trade tariff problems

UK publishers at the Beijing International Book Fair last week saw typically buoyant rights trading, as the country's book market boom continues in 2019, with double-digit growth at the half-year stage. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-27 09:09:20 UTC ]
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China’s Book Market in the First Half of 2019: Up 10.82 Percent

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. The post China’s Book Market in the First Half of 2019: Up 10.82 Percent appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-09 13:15:13 UTC ]
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Total UK publishing revenues down 2% in 2018; consumer book market stable

UK publishing industry revenues overall stood at £6.05bn in 2018, down 2% on the £6.15bn revenue of the previous year, according to the PA Publishing Yearbook 2018, just released.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-25 05:53:24 UTC ]
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New Report Looks at Translated Literature in Some World Markets

Called a 'Diversity Report,' a new study looks at the status of translated literature various book markets, with emphasis on Austria and Slovenia. The post New Report Looks at Translated Literature in Some World Markets appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-11 05:30:05 UTC ]
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Children’s Books in China 2019: The Chinese Children’s Book Market Is Still on a Roll

The oft-quoted numbers remain as compelling as ever: 370 million people under the age of 18, an additional 17.5 million babies born annually, and at least 600 active publishers in the children’s book industry. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Russian Book Publishers Say Paper Costs, High Inventories, Are Limiting Production

In Russia's book market, high bookstore inventory levels and rising paper prices are prompting publishers to consider cutting back on book production in 2019. The post Russian Book Publishers Say Paper Costs, High Inventories, Are Limiting Production appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PubWest Keynote Focuses on Amazon's Dominance of the Book Market

In her speech, Open Markets Institute senior fellow Lina Khan said: “More than any other firm, Amazon depicts how a company can come to monopolize all sorts of markets without triggering scrutiny under our anti-monopoly laws.” Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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