New Reports Chart the Rise of E-books

Two new reports released in the past 10 days document the ebook market’s rapid growth in the U.S. and the U.K., and suggest that a significant global spike is close at hand. Among the major takeaways from the “Bowker Market Research Global eBook Monitor” or GeM, study, ebooks are beginning to show strong signs of life internationally, while in the U.S., the latest survey from the Pew Internet & American Life Project shows that one in five Americans now say they have read an ebook, and that ebook consumers read more books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
News tagged with: #ebook market #rapid growth #major takeaways #latest survey

Other Publishing stories related to: 'New Reports Chart the Rise of E-books'


Sainsbury's and Blackwell's report rise in Christmas book sales

Sainsbury’s and Blackwell’s have reported positive book sales over the Christmas period, with Pete Selby, head of books at the supermarket, saying that gift purchases are now "shifting" from other entertainment to books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #gift purchases #pete selby #christmas period


U.S. Book Show: Key Findings from Project Panorama's 'Immersive Media & Books 2020' Report

Professors Rachel Noorda and Kathi Inman Berens offer a 21-minute presentation of some key findings from their groundbreaking survey report 'Immersive Media & Books 2020.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #key findings #book show


Pew Report: Overall Book Readership Holding Steady, but E-Books Have Stalled

After posting an 11 percentage point jump from 2011-2014, ebook readership has seen no change in the last two years. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #pew report


Why print book sales are rising, and books are getting longer

E-book sales have remained stagnant in 2015. But print book sales are up, and Harper Lee's latest novel and adult coloring books are the big winners. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-12-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #big winners #harper lee #e-book sales


Frankfurt Book Fair 2015: In Surprise, Frankfurt Book Fair Attendance Rises

Despite a sluggish global economy and political turmoil, official attendance for the 2015 Frankfurt Book Fair rose modestly over 2014. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #political turmoil


VIDEO: JK Rowling secret book tops book chart

JK Rowling has secretly written a crime novel under the guise of male debut writer Robert Galbraith. Continue reading at BBC World

[ BBC World | 2013-07-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #jk rowling


World Book Day books top charts but sales are down on last year

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Tue, 15/03/2011 - 15:56 Sales of the six £1 World Book Day books fell 36% week-on-week, to 159,000 copies sold—a figure down 9% on the comparative week last year—but they nonetheless continue to dominate the sharp end of this week’s Official UK Top... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this |


£1 World Book Day books storm to the top of the charts

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Tue, 08/03/2011 - 16:01 The latest crop of £1 World Book Day books, led by Cope & Davies' Spy Dog/The Great Pet Shop Panic (Puffin/S&S) take positions one-through-six in this week's Official UK Top 50, with sales totalling 247,235 copies—a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this |


Marcus Rashford scores in book charts with You Are a Champion

Public sympathy for the defeated England striker has sent sales rocketing for his inspirational life guide for kidsMarcus Rashford’s children’s book You Are a Champion has shot to the top of the charts in the days after England lost the Euro 2020 final to Italy.A guide for young people in which... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-07-14 16:27:30 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #children’s book #bestseller charts #david walliams #dream big #book charts


Hachette Book Group: 2-Percent Rise in Carbon Footprint

Hachette Book Group releases an environmental progress report, which found that paper accounts for 95% of the publisher's carbon footprint. The post Hachette Book Group: 2-Percent Rise in Carbon Footprint appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-04-14 12:30:13 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #hachette book #carbon footprint


Report: Russian Book Market Down 20 Percent in 2020

Publishers in Russia talk of little hope of a turnaround in 2021, describing a book market that was sliding before the pandemic. The post Report: Russian Book Market Down 20 Percent in 2020 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-04-13 16:54:20 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #russian book #book market #post report


Boldwood Books reports £1.6m revenues in first full year

Boldwood Books has reported revenues of £1.6m in 2020, its first full financial year, and added five new authors to its now 50-strong list. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-01 16:36:03 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #boldwood books #full year


Virtually Together: The Rise of Digital Book Festivals

In the face of COVID-19, many book festivals have moved online. Here's what's worked, what hasn't, and what the future might hold for them. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-02-26 11:38:02 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #digital book #moved online #book festivals


Börsenverein Report Shows 2020 German Book Revenue Down 2.3 Percent

Shutdowns in December short-circuited the German market's progress in making up book sales losses from spring lockdowns. The post Börsenverein Report Shows 2020 German Book Revenue Down 2.3 Percent appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-01-08 15:54:29 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #german book #german market


New Report Offers Post-Pandemic Outlook for Book Business

In a free 50-page report released this week, three veteran publishing and digital media consultants offer a postmortem on 2020 and a glimpse at what the future holds for publishers, booksellers, libraries and readers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-07 05:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #book business #digital media #libraries #future holds


Sharjah Concludes Physical Book Fair Reporting 382,000 Attendees

Sharjah International Book Fair has fulfilled its planned 11-day physical exhibition-floor run and three-day publishers conference. The post Sharjah Concludes Physical Book Fair Reporting 382,000 Attendees appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-11-17 15:54:45 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #physical book #international book


BookTrust and CLPE report small improvements for representation in children's books

Representation in children’s books is still not reflective of society, according to reading charity BookTrust and the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education (CLPE). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-10 16:08:26 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with:


Frankfurt Report: Italian Book Market Narrows Its Losses

The Italian Publishers Association's Ricardo Franco Levi and his staff in Milan report on progress in one of Europe's hardest hit markets. The post Frankfurt Report: Italian Book Market Narrows Its Losses appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-10-15 15:25:47 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #book market #publishers association's


EUP reports 2% sales rise as Wright retirement announced

Edinburgh University Press has reported a 2% rise in sales for the year to end 31st July 2020 and announced that c.e.o. Timothy Wright will retire next year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-15 09:03:36 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #2% rise