International rights directors at two UK book publishers survey the continued importance of rights to an industry in search of new revenue channels. The post Rights’ Impact: ‘Explore and Maximize Additional Revenue Streams’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Having seen a bid for fixed book prices stall out before, the Polish publishers' association is making its case again to legislators in hopes of improving the industry's prospects. The post Polish Publishers Call for Book VAT Reductions and Make Another Bid for Fixed Prices appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Tbilisi's textbook industry is in crisis because of what the International Publishers Association calls Georgia's 'self-defeating' government policy. The post IPA Prepares a Mission to Georgia, Where Publishers Are ‘Heading to Annihilation’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
'Nothing has allayed the concerns' of copyright-watchers in publishing, says Copyright Clearance Center's Michael Healy. 2017 is fraught with hot spots. The post Michael Healy’s 2017 Copyright Outlook: ‘Precarious for Rightsholders’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
'Comics are one of the few things that kids get to choose themselves,' says one panelist at London Book Fair, as British comics publishers talk transition. The post British Comics Publishers in a Changing Marketplace: ‘We Want To Do More Comics’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
'We wanted to offer something different," says Andrea Chambers of NYU's Center for Publishing about a new conference with Publishers Weekly. The post April’s PubTechConnect Conference: A Conversation With Andrea Chambers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Called an an effort to 'optimize the work of all major libraries,' Russia's plan to merge digital collections of several libraries is seeing resistance. The post Russian Librarians Warn of Crisis in Library Consolidation Plans appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
'I think we're starting to recover,' says one of 15 Brazilian publishers who are preparing to travel to next month’s Bologna Children’s Book Fair. The post Rights Watch: Brazilian Publishers Head to Bologna Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Print and e-book packages haven't gained traction, but what about audio and e-book?
Last month brought sad news that another national bookstore chain went out of business. This time, Family Christian Stores, the largest U.S. retailer of Christian books and merchandise, closed all of its locations. Executives throughout the industry, both mainstream and religious, hated to see another big brick-and-mortar chain go under. The sting of Borders closing…
'Last year there were five Chinese publishing companies in the world’s top 20,' IPA's new chief says at London Book Fair. The post IPA’s Michiel Kolman on China: ‘A $10 Billion Concern’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
With publicity agents churning out releases and publishers' stands hectic with meetings, London Book Fair has opened its crowded three-day schedule. The post London Book Fair Opens on an Upbeat, Busy Note appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
In a smooth transition to its new Nielsen-partnered format, London Book Fair's flagship Quantum Conference leans on data, optimism, and conversation. The post At London Book Fair’s Quantum Conference: Stakes and Statistics appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
As London Book Fair's opening approaches, we look at another round of titles on offer in this year's bustling, sold-out International Rights Center. The post Rights Watch: Books Headed to the London Book Fair’s Rights Center appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
In a new conference partnership this year, Nielsen's BookInsights and London Book Fair's Quantum come together to emphasize data, consumer comprehension, and actionable insights for publishers. The post Nielsen’s BookInsights and London Book Fair’s Quantum: Collaborative Conferencing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
As we near London Book Fair, the adult coloring book tide has receded, but these Danish hygge titles are plentiful. Who's missing out? Danish publishers. The post Of Hype and Hygge: Those Books Aren’t Danish appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Called Type & Tell, Bonnier's new self-publishing platform has been quietly tested in Sweden. Its English edition launches during London Book Fair. The post Bonnier’s New Self-Publishing Platform, Type & Tell: Authors Keep 100 Percent of Royalties appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
'We've ceased to be anonymous migrants,' says Dariusz Jaworski. London Book Fair attendees next week will be greeted by Books From Poland. The post Market Focus Poland at London Book Fair: ‘We’ve Become Interesting Neighbors’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
'I needed somebody who could publish a work of this magnitude,' says Cornwell of her new nonfiction work from Amazon Publishing. Her UK tour starts today. The post Patricia Cornwell Tracks the Ripper: Powered by ‘Kindle in Motion’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Thirty years and 120 festivals after being established, the Hay network adds new programming in observance of its three decades of international events. The post Turning 30, the UK’s Hay Festival Announces Special Projects appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.