Wednesday, May 30, 2012

News from Publishing Perspectives:

E-books represent just 0.25% of the Russian book market and growth has been hampered by piracy, legal issues, and reticence, still consumer demand is growing. Read more »

Statistics suggest that even as print reading is in decline, the internet and e-books have increased our consumption of the written word. 
Upstart UK e-bookseller and library Bilbary is open access, international and strives to offer a genuine alternative. Innovative? No. Just great bookselling. 

With the limited number of e-book available for loan, selling e-books is an opportunity libraries could capitalize on, especially considering the economy. 

Five years on Brittany's Etonnants Voyageurs, has joined the World Alliance partnership of literary festivals, and is promoting translation and rights sales. 

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