For 48 hours each weekend, C-SPAN’s BookTV gives readers nonstop access to authors appearing in public across the country. It's ramping up regional coverage too.
One of the great backlashes in our era of conglomerates is the steady growth of small-batch businesses. These are very small businesses that cater mostly to customers willing to spend more for a seemingly better and more controlled product offering. There are many happy consumers who will buy a four-pack of local brew for $16,…
Since the web emerged as the dominant content platform of everyday life, print has been fighting a…
Scottsdale, Arizona, September 15, 2017 - Media Services Group Ltd. (MSGL) announced the addition of Benjamin Thomas as Vice President of Operations for the Élan Book and Subscription systems. Said Tom Jensen, MSGL’s President of the Book and Subscriptions division, “Benjamin joins us with twenty years (20) of experience working for and supporting the publishing…
James Patterson collaborator Mark Sullivan's labor of love may turn out to be his most successful book yet in the run-up to Frankfurt. The post Mark Sullivan’s ‘Beneath a Scarlet Sky’ Racks Up Rights Sales appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Publishing experts in the Philippines offer an inside look at their book market and the international opportunities they see in Southeast Asia and elsewhere. The post At a Publishers’ Workshop in the Philippines: Southeast Asian Publishing in the Spotlight appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Called 'a group of novels grown from tradition but also radical and contemporary,' the 2017 Man Booker Prize shortlist of six books is announced in London. The post The 2017 Man Booker Prize Fiction Shortlist Includes UK, UK-Pakistani, and US Authors appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Larger book publishing companies in Russia attract more government support, say critics, while smaller houses struggle to keep up. The post Russian Book Market Consolidation: Is It Closing Out Smaller Players? appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
In what seems to be inconclusive research work in Warsaw, taking pirated book copies out of the market doesn't appear to mean more legitimate book sales. The post Polish Research: Removing Pirated Books Online Has No Impact on Legal Sales appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
'Lazy publishing,' says Canongate's Jamie Byng, 'is just a disservice to what books can be.' The publisher talks Man Booker, reading, and 'Letters Live.' The post Ahead of the Booker Shortlist: Canongate’s Jamie Byng appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
The editorial lead of the translation powerhouse says AmazonCrossing's mission is 'stories that make people feel more similar than different.' The post AmazonCrossing Editorial Director Gabriella Page-Fort Named 2017 PW Star Watch ‘Superstar’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
'Always just a bit sexier and more exciting,' Macmillan's rights-powerhouse Pan Books celebrate their 70th anniversary with new Golden Pan honors. The post Pan Books at 70: Celebrating Authors, Their Sales and International Rights Success appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
The catastrophic effects of Hurricane Harvey prompt a demonstration of how Ingram's Aerio network can 'line up books against the storm,' says Ron Martinez. The post Invention Arts and Ingram’s Aerio Mount ‘Books Against the Storm’ for Hurricane Relief appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Given a green light by competition authorities, Poland's bookseller Empik adds Platon to its assets, a major national and international book distributor. The post Polish Bookseller Empik Approved to Accelerate Its Growth By Acquiring Distributor Platon appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
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.
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.
After 15 years in R&D in the AR and VR space, SnapLearn is headed for Frankfurt with a royalty-sharing business model and virtual reality for books. The post Frankfurt Debut: Singapore’s SnapLearn Brings AR and VR to Publishers’ Books appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
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.
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.