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BISG’s Strategic Reinvention Prompts an Updated Board Structure
August 31, 2017 at 2:30 am

Reconstituting its board as a leaner group of sector-specific players, BISG adds new advisory assets and a council of associations to its strategy. The post BISG’s Strategic Reinvention Prompts an Updated Board Structure appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

BISG Changes Governing Structure
August 31, 2017 at 1:00 am

Among the proposed changes, which must be approved at the Book Industry Study Group’s annual meeting on September 25, is reducing the number of board members from 33 to 14.

Ukraine Publishing’s Bad Year: Closures Amid a Ban on Russian Books
August 30, 2017 at 2:30 am

As publishers in Ukraine continue to struggle, the country's ban on importing Russian-language books has led to decreased consumer demand and fewer titles. The post Ukraine Publishing’s Bad Year: Closures Amid a Ban on Russian Books appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Kalimat Foundation’s Ara Initiative Helps Sight-Impaired Children Read
August 28, 2017 at 2:30 am

The Ara program from the Kalimat Foundation in the United Arab Emirates is working to make reading accessible to sight-impaired children in the Gulf region. The post Kalimat Foundation’s Ara Initiative Helps Sight-Impaired Children Read appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Wattpad’s New Video App, Raccoon, Launches in the US Today
August 25, 2017 at 2:30 am

Moving beyond written stories, Wattpad launches its Raccoon video app in the US. The app aims to connect with a generation of YouTube storytellers. The post Wattpad’s New Video App, Raccoon, Launches in the US Today appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

OpenBook’s China Bestseller Lists for July 2017: Fiction and Nonfiction
August 24, 2017 at 2:30 am

As our China Bestseller Lists for July go to press, OpenBook's conference in Beijing has put the 2016 value of the Chinese books market at US$21 billion. The post OpenBook’s China Bestseller Lists for July 2017: Fiction and Nonfiction appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.