Amid reports that Detskaya Literatura will be privatized comes word that Arkady Rotenberg has sold out of Russian educational publisher Prosveshchenie. The post Rotenberg Sells His Stake in Russian Educational Publisher Prosveshchenie appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Based on sales at 3,115 physical stores and 11 online retailers, here are the June 2017 monthly bestseller lists from China using OpenBook and Trajectory data. The post OpenBook’s China Bestseller Lists for June 2017: A Publishing Perspectives Exclusive appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Partnering with the Salon du livre in Montréal, the Translation Rights Fair in Canada expects to bring even more francophone and anglophone publishers together in November. The post Canada’s Translation Rights Fair: Where Francophone and Anglophone Publishers Meet appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
On the European Commission's geo-blocking regulations for ebooks, the Italian, Greek, French, and European publishing associations issue words of caution. The post European Publishing Associations on Geo-Blocking, Ebooks, and the Digital Single Market appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
'Galaktika has agreed to pay each author whose work it infringed for compensation,' according to the Authors Guild's statement. The post US Author’s Guild Announces Copyright Infringement Agreement With Hungarian Magazine appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Focusing on debut Latin American talent, Victor Hurtado's agency's rights sales are promoting new voices from the Spanish-language markets. The post Agency Rights Update: Barcelona’s VicLit Agency and Its Latin American Novels appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
'A constant indefensible attack on freedom and rights in Turkey': Nermin Mollaoğlu on the detention of Princeton University Press author Koray Çalışkan. The post Freedom To Publish: Kalem Agency Author Koray Çalışkan Under House Arrest in Turkey appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Publishers are becoming 'increasingly selective' as some rights directors say offshore interest in YouTube celebrity books may be waning. The post Foreign Rights: Do YouTube Celebrity Books Travel? appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
A major Polish retailer is betting on 'small format bookstores' and proliferating locations to make a success of its new Mole Mole bookshops. The post In Poland, Empik Banks on Smaller, Targeted ‘Mole Mole’ Bookstores appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Wattpad scores its largest deal with a European publisher, and in France, where Wattpad grew its audience by 61 percent last year. The post Wattpad Opens Partnership With France’s Hachette Romans: First Titles in September appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
'A brutal pattern has become firmly established,' reads the new Frankfurt Book Fair Business Club white paper on the international industry. The post The Internationalist Viewpoint: A Report on ‘The Business of Books’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
'With those working in the UK’s cultural and creative sectors voting overwhelmingly to remain' in the union, can the EU's grants program serve the UK? The post Creative Europe’s New UK Report: In the Shadow of Brexit appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
From a city-wide book exchange in Latvia to a 'New Writers Festival' in Greece, Aldus surveys European book fairs' approaches to promoting reading. The post Audience Engagement and Reading Promotion: Aldus’ New Report on European Book Fairs appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
He's just won a major award for a book that doesn't name him on its cover. Translator Daniel Hahn has endowed a prize for new translators and their editors. The post Daniel Hahn on Translation, Awards, and Dodging Oblivion appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Producing practical books for Muslims in contemporary culture, Ottawa's Qurtuba Publishing House considers readers' responsibility as well as society's. The post Canada’s Qurtuba Publishing House: ‘Reclaiming the Muslim Narrative’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Less than two years after launch, an online rights-trading platform for the Spanish-language markets is shuttering. And a veteran observer has questions. The post Startups: The Spanish Bookstage Rights Platform Closes This Month appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
'We always thought we'd sell to an educational publisher,' says the founder of Gojimo. And that wasn't the only thing that surprised George Burgess. The post Gojimo’s George Burgess: On Startups, Sales, and Scale appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
'In the stillness of the pause,' writes Haemin Sunim, 'the entirety of our being is revealed.' The Buddhist author speaks at Frankfurt's 'The Markets.' The post At Frankfurt’s ‘The Markets’: Haemin Sunim and the Pace of Publishing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.