Overdrive, Pratilipi, and Substack offer new opportunities for going wide, and the book industry starts to reopen.
Delays in implementing copyright directive leaves writers unprotected as streaming services grow. New York libraries win ebook lending rights
Amazon faces ebook price fixing charges, Publishers Weekly launches a platform for indies to get ebooks into libraries.
Android update uses machine learning to generate realistically narrated audiobooks from ebooks. Amazon offers ebooks to libraries.
Internet Archive and its National Emergency Library sparks piracy claims, print sales in crisis while Storytel capitalises on digital boom
The end of sales tax on ebooks in the UK and the impact of coronavirus: libraries with a leading role in delivering digital reading and Amazon's priorities.
Rakuten sells Overdrive to the same equity firm that bought audiobook platform RB Media, and Romance Writers of America implodes.
Educational publishing offers opportunities for indies, as does the changing way people are reading - more on mobiles, less on ereaders.
ALLi members get a 75% discount code for DigitalBookWorld, Audible Captions delayed and Bibliotheca blames Amazon for libraries dispute.
Spotify and Pandora both launch a new podcast dashboard, and ALLi members flourish on the DigitalBookWorld awards shortlist.
500+ bookstores celebrate Indie Bookstore Day, Young Adult fiction sparks sales growth & Kindle store survives Amazon's China retreat.
Walmart is going into the ebook market in a big way including audiobook subscription, thanks to a new partnership with Rakuten's Kobo and Overdrive. And Amazon has finally merged KDP Print and Createspace.