European Publishers Sold $23.3 Billion in Books in 2015

In 2015 the 28 countries that are members of the EU generated €22.3 billion ($23.36 billion) in total annual sales, according to a new report by the Federation of European Publishers (FEP) issued last week. The number is up slightly from 2014, when total revenue was €22 billion. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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European Book Publishing 2015 Statistics: 22 Million Titles in Stock

Citing a market value estimated at €36 billion to €38 billion, the European book publishing statistics report from FEP counts 575,000 titles published. The post European Book Publishing 2015 Statistics: 22 Million Titles in Stock appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-12-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Publishing 2015: Book Marketing in 2015

With competition for bookstore shelf space as fierce as ever and the Inspire Book Fair gone for good, publishers are looking for new ways to reach potential readers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA, LéaLA, and Expolit Book Fairs Highlight Books in Spanish: Spanish Publishing 2015

Book fairs have become much more aware of the purchasing power of the Hispanic population in the U.S. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Oneworld to publish book on China's European influence

Oneworld has scooped a book on the “warning signs” behind China’s influence in Europe and North America from once-censored author Clive Hamilton.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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European Publishers Slam ‘Unwarranted Delay’ in VAT Reform for Book Formats

Citing the EC's year-old proposal to allow member-states to tax all book formats equally, the Federation of European Publishers demands action. The post European Publishers Slam ‘Unwarranted Delay’ in VAT Reform for Book Formats appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-12-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digiday Research: 3 percent of European publishers believe Snapchat offers the best revenue returns

European publishers are building audiences on Snapchat, but they think it offers the worst revenue return among major video players. The post Digiday Research: 3 percent of European publishers believe Snapchat offers the best revenue returns appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-11-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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European Publishers 'Shocked' at EU E-book Lending Ruling

The Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled that lending of ebooks and physical books should be treated the same. Publishers immediately objected to the decision, fearing unrestricted ebook lending would cut into revenues. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bowker Now Cites at Least 625,327 US Indie Books Published in 2015

Likely the most authoritative count of a year's self-published books in the USA, Bowker's figure sorts out how many titles are represented by the number of indie ISBNs sold in 2015. The post Bowker Now Cites at Least 625,327 US Indie Books Published in 2015 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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More than 2.5m Minecraft books sold by Egmont Publishing

Book titles which tie in with the game include Blockopedia, a bestseller in the children’s nonfiction category in 2015More than 2.5m copies of books spun-off from the Minecraft video game have now been sold across the UK, it has been revealed.The series of books, which launched in 2013 with four... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Independent publishers on the books they enjoyed and envied in 2015

The yearly Guardian’s Hits and Misses feature makes me curious about what my friends and colleagues in the world of smaller presses might say - whether they’d feel envious about the same books, and what kind of regrets and successes they might have had in their year of publishing. I put the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-12-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Winners and losers: publishers pick the 2015 books they loved, missed and envied

Which books did well, which were left on the shelves, and which made editors green with envy?Visit bookshop.theguardian.com to browse all these books or call 0330 333 6846. 20p from every book you buy until Christmas will be donated to our Charity Appeal.The book that made my year: In a year... Continue reading at The Guardian

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3 Key Publishing Moments of 2015, the Year of Provocative Thinking

Publishing Perspectives' Erin L. Cox looks back at 2015 in publishing and highlights three significant moments that sparked conversation in the literary world. The post 3 Key Publishing Moments of 2015, the Year of Provocative Thinking appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Publishing Perspectives’ Top Books of 2015: Mark Piesing

Wrapping up the year, Publishing Perspectives contributors share their top books of the 2015. Mark Piesing chooses five nonfiction titles. The post Publishing Perspectives’ Top Books of 2015: Mark Piesing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Publishing Perspectives’ Top Books of 2015: Ed Nawotka

As a wrap up to 2015, Publishing Perspectives is running lists of our our favorite books of the year from our contributors, starting with Editor-in-Chief Ed Nawotka. The post Publishing Perspectives’ Top Books of 2015: Ed Nawotka appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-12-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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December 2015: Top Reviews of Self-Published Books from BlueInk Review

The December 2015 starred BlueInk Reviews of self-published books include upbeat romance, a WWII novel and a spy thriller. The post December 2015: Top Reviews of Self-Published Books from BlueInk Review appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Guadalajara Book Fair 2015: Self-Publishing On the Rise

Self-publishing is "exploding" in the Spanish language book market, and Penguin Random House is making the U.S. Hispanic market a priority. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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International Hot Book Properties, Week of November 23, 2015

An American debut by a London-based author sells in Sweden, and a Dutch novel about the disowned daughter of Pablo Neruda is preempted in France. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Deals: Week of November 23, 2015

Ecco nabs a posthumous work by filmmaker/playwright Kathleen Collins; SMP gets supernatural with debut author Stephanie Gangi; another debut, this one from a working actor, lands at Little, Brown; and more in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2015: Hachette's Nourry on Publishing's Big Questions

Arnaud Nourry, chairman and chief executive of Hachette Livre, answered questions on hot-button topics like self-publishing, agency pricing, and threats to copyright. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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