As figures for 2019 in the book industry continue to come in, we ask what our relationship with data should be, and ask why publishers are pulling their titles from Storytel.
Audio platforms continue to expand, record numbers of ebooks and audiobooks are downloaded from libraries through Overdrive
Big publishers change ebook terms for libraries, while libraries create new opportunities for indies, and what does Libra, Facebook's new cryptocurrency, mean for indies?
Many more people are reading books than announced sales figures suggest, and China has become the largest book market in the world.
Piracy is in the news this week, with file sharing site oceanofpdf taken offline and a new study that posits a direct link between piracy and reduced sales.