With more adult-content authors on the lineup and three years of experience in New York and Chicago, ReedPOP's BookCon is gearing up for book fandom. The post Fanning the Flames of Celebrity Attraction: BookCon Revs Up appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Reports in Russia describe a 60-percent growth in ebook sales last year, and analysts say digital formats may grow at 30 to 50 percent for years to come. The post Russia’s Readers Raise the Digital Stakes Amid Falling Print Sales appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
In 'formulating questions and providing warnings,' Canadian author Margaret MacMillan's work embodies the importance of history in today's political moment. The post ‘Nixon in China’ Historian Margaret MacMillan Named To Chair Canada’s $75,000 Cundill Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Actes Sud publisher Françoise Nyssen is named to head up Emmanuel Macron's cultural ministry in Paris. She has never held an elected office. The post A Publisher Becomes France’s Minister of Culture: Actes Sud’s Françoise Nyssen appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
With BookExpo's trade-show floor open on June 1 and 2, the May 31 'BEA Wednesday' programming is aimed at industry professionals in several key contexts. The post On ‘BookExpo Wednesday’: Pre-Show Programming Highlights appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
A writing conference in Boston explores issues of diversity and racism, and how the publishing business can better reflect and engage with America's increasingly diverse population. The post The Muse and the Marketplace: Writers Conference Engages Its Diverse Community appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
The challenge is to respond to the customer 'as a partner or collaborator,' says one expert in a discussion of where publishing is in the digital dynamic. The post Publishing’s Digital Transformation: ‘What the Readers and Users Want’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
In his Global Ebook Report this year, Rüdiger Wischenbart looks at how the disparate realities in world markets add up to no cohesive single interpretation. The post 2017 Global Ebook Report: As Many Stories as Markets appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Taking a leap into audio production—without starting with a book—independent publisher Story Plant teams up with an author and a new work...about authors. The post Books to Podcasts, and Back to Books: Story Plant’s ‘Rewrites’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.