The 2018 event, which wrapped up last week, was productive but low-key, with acquisitions and a growth in audiobooks on the minds of participants.
Does the burgeoning technology—best known in the finance industry for powering cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin—hold promise for publishing?
On a Christmas Eve shopping visit to the bustling Amazon Books in New York, journalist Cherie Hu realized that Amazon had flipped the table on the analog environment of traditional bookselling.
PW talks to the renowned historian and former Harvard University librarian about his new book, 'A Literary Tour de France,' and the publishing business then, and now.
In the the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, PW talks to University of Virginia Media Studies professor Siva Vaidhyanathan, author of the forthcoming 'Antisocial Media: How Facebook Disconnects Us and Undermines Democracy' (Oxford University Press) about Facebook’s sprawling influence in our lives, and what happens next.
Among the books generating buzz at this week's London Book Fair are a nonfiction title about the modern-day investigation into who betrayed Anne Frank and her family and a psychological thriller out of Sweden.
“Audiobooks are the golden child of publishing at the moment,” said Orna O’Brien, conference manager of Quantum, the digital conference that preceded the opening of the London Book Fair on Monday.
Censorship remains a problem in countries like Turkey and Iran, where it can have dire consequences, said panelists hosted by the International Publishers Association at the London Book Fair.
Now hosted on the Publishers Weekly website, the Translation Database is a huge boon for the translation community, and an invaluable resource.
PW caught up with Coelho ahead of the London Book Fair to ask about his new book, and to get his quick take on the publishing industry today.