In 2016, Adult Coloring Books: Only Half-Good For Publishing

Color Us Skeptical One of the things the book publishing industry produces best is confusion. Its gray areas (not unlike its Grey areas) are fogs of speculation, partial truths, gossip, and misty-eyed hindsight. Among the most beloved notions this year has been the idea that print books entered a renaissance in 2015. In bookseller’s dreams, consumers… Read More

At Frankfurt Book Fair: Phoning up a book

At Frankfurt Book Fair, debate about how to position reading and publishing in the mobile space was a frequent topic of interest. Michael Cairns and Publishing Technology unveiled a new study based on the survey responses of some 3,000 consumers in the United States and United Kingdom. “An increasing number of people are now using their mobile… Read More