France, Australia, US, China, Sudan, Brazil, Poland, New Zealand and more factor into the honors: New Bookstore of the Year category a popular favorite. Read More
Crowdfunding for Latin American Writers: A Few Words With Enrique Parrilla
Spain-based Lantia’s crowdfunding platform has become a ‘channel’ for Latin American independent titles, says its CEO Enrique Parrilla at RICOH’s symposium. Read More
Confidence Rising (Mostly): Nielsen Looks Over World Markets
By Porter Anderson | @Porter_Anderson The good news is that people think there’s good news. In a webcast this week from in London Book Fair’s #Quantum16 Virtual Conference, Nielsen’s Andre Breedt started his survey of key markets with a check of consumer confidence. He put special emphasis on the #Quantum16 markets: Brazil, China, India, The Philippines,… Read More
Will We Ever Be Able To Trust Online Reviews?
‘Fake Reviews Are Still Rife’ Three summers ago, in August 2012, one of the hottest stories of the year came from the book-retail sector. The author John Locke had confirmed to The New York Times’ David Streitfeld that he had paid for reviews, lots of them, starting with 50 reviews of his books for $1,000. The… Read More