Europe's Book Market Grew Slightly in 2017

In 2017 the 29 member countries of the Federation of European Publishers (FEP) generated €22.2 billion ($25.3 billion) in total sales, a figure up slightly from 2016 after accounting for exchange rate effects. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Miami Book Fair 2017: A Conversation with the Fair’s Organizers

The Miami Book Fair’s director of operations, Delia Lopez, and director of programs, Lissette Mendez, have been working together for 15 years. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Russia’s Book Business Statistics Chief: Some Market Contraction

Industry output in Russia continues to slide, according to figures cited by the market's book chamber, even as book prices rise. The post Russia’s Book Business Statistics Chief: Some Market Contraction appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-10-02 03:20:55 UTC ]
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Slight increase in BAME representation in children's books, CLPE report finds

The Centre for Literacy in Primary Education (CLPE) has revealed that there has been a slight increase in children's books featuring a BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) character – from 4% in 2017 to 7% last year – with a rise in BAME central protagonists, from 1% to 4% in its second... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-18 14:42:56 UTC ]
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Bibliotheca Calls Out Amazon for Meddling in the Library E-book Market

In a message sent to library customers, Tom Mercer, senior v-p of digital products for Bibliotheca (formerly 3M), called out Amazon for its role in the increasingly contentious library e-book market. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Mark Halperin Signs Book Deal After 2017 Sexual Harassment Allegations

After a dozen women accused the pundit of sexual harassment at the height of the Me Too movement, Halperin has begun tiptoeing his way back into public life. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

[ The Huffington Post | 2019-08-18 22:02:40 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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She Grew Up in a House Without Books. A Teacher Helped Her Realize She Could Write One Herself.

At the end of her sophomore year in college, Mary Beth Keane’s writing teacher gave her a summer reading list that changed her life. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-07-26 09:00:00 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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Russian Book Market Players Explore Digital Serialization

The growing popularity of ebooks in Russia is prompting some publishers to look at online serialization as an option for distribution and sales, both as an offer to consumers and to writers of works in progress. The post Russian Book Market Players Explore Digital Serialization appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-20 05:30:42 UTC ]
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Börsenverein Report: German Book Market Seen to Stabilize and Expand in 2018

In an upbeat report, the German book market is seen as having grown last year for the first time since 2012–by 300,000 buyers–with its financial performance leveling out. The post Börsenverein Report: German Book Market Seen to Stabilize and Expand in 2018 appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-07 03:21:53 UTC ]
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Inside Open Road Integrated Media's Data Driven E-Book Marketing Success Story

Open Road has evolved into a leading marketing platform, boosting sales and discoverability for its publishing partners. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Nonfiction Sales Growth in the Russian Book Market Expected to Continue This Year

Credited by some to a growing post-Soviet interest in authoritative information, the Russian book business reportedly sees substantial gains for nonfiction. The post Nonfiction Sales Growth in the Russian Book Market Expected to Continue This Year appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sharjah Is Announced London Book Fair’s Market Focus 2020

In an announcement made at Sharjah Publishing City this morning (April 25), Sharjah has been named the 2020 London Book Fair Market Focus. The post Sharjah Is Announced London Book Fair’s Market Focus 2020 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books Heard ‘Round the World: A New Survey of International Audiobook Markets

The Audio Publishers Association, Bookrepublic, and Bologna Children's Book Fair have begun surveying various audiobook markets. The post Books Heard ‘Round the World: A New Survey of International Audiobook Markets appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Interview: Leonid Palko of the Russian Book Union on ‘Distinctive Market Trends’

Talking with the Russian Book Union's Leonid Palko, we learn that the three-point shape of the national book market appears to be shifting, and publishers are looking to adapt. The post Interview: Leonid Palko of the Russian Book Union on ‘Distinctive Market Trends’ appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Irish Book Trade Conference celebrates strong market growth

A packed Irish Book Trade Conference in Dublin cheered the industry’s growth over the past year with figures showing volume and value of sales increased by around 6.5% in 2018, according to Nielsen Bookscan figures. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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From Europe and the UK: Two CEOs at London Book Fair’s Quantum Conference

Core values, the essential relationship of author and publisher, and the fundamental efficacy of reading anchored the morning and afternoon of London Book Fair's 2019 Quantum. The post From Europe and the UK: Two CEOs at London Book Fair’s Quantum Conference appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair’s Market Focus Indonesia: Creative Industries and a Spice Café

Not just books: Laura Prinsloo, who chairs Jakarta's National Book Committee, says Market Focus Indonesia will stress 'everything from film, games, animation and apps, to character, entertainment, and intellectual property.' The post London Book Fair’s Market Focus Indonesia: Creative Industries... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-08 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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The German Book Market in 2018, and a Look Ahead to 2019

Following the release of German book market data from 2018, the country's publishers turn their attention to issues facing their industry in 2019. The post The German Book Market in 2018, and a Look Ahead to 2019 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-02-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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