Publishing In Russia 2012: Publishers in a Changing Industry

Despite the economic gloom, the number of titles produced annually in Russia continues to grow. The country is now #3 in terms of book production (approximately 125,000 new titles per year), after the U.S. and China. It also saw more than 20 million ebook downloads and some one million reading devices sold in 2011. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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