International Editors Observe Trends in the German Book Market

Contrasts and comparisons, challenges and opportunities: a group of English-language children's book editors share their observations of the Germany market following their summer German Book Office tour. The post International Editors Observe Trends in the German Book Market appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-08-02 00:00:00 UTC ]

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German book market posts small 2019 rise

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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

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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

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The German Book Market in 2018, and a Look Ahead to 2019

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Stephanie Barrouillet on Trends in International Children’s Books and Rights Sales

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PWC Sees Stable Future for German Book Market

In its annual review of Germany’s entertainment media sector, PriceWaterhouseCooper predicts stable revenue from the German book market through 2020. The post PWC Sees Stable Future for German Book Market appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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The latest book sales data from the German book market shows that readers are gravitating toward nonfiction instead of fiction and buying more books online than before. The post Key Statistics on the 2015 German Book Market appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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German Book Market 2014: Nonfiction Up, Overall Sales Down

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