Author groups are worried by changes to Amazon buy button, artificial intelligence storytelling is coming but virtual reality suffers
US booksellers, publishers, authors call for antitrust action against Amazon. American Booksellers Association criticises Bookshop app terms.
Covid hasn't lowered book sales but people have bought from Amazon not bookstores; Amazon in Sweden; Audio white paper at Frankfurt.
Netgalley adds audio offering, Gardners buy Bertrams warehouse, Frankfurt Book Fair announce digital events, Amazon join lawsuit against Kiss Library
Subscription reading platforms continue to grow, but they remain small and vulnerable to Amazon. Ingram's print on demand grows as print sales rise.
Frankfurt Book Fair wants to hear from you, the latest insights on audiobooks, and Amazon makes a move in Sweden and India.
Bookbeat Insights offers transparency for authors making their work available on subecription services; new opportunities from Twitch.
Kobo Plus expands into Canada, Wattpad studios will develop manuscripts for the screen in house; Storytel see more growth.
The fate of audiobooks during the coronavirus crisis is unclear: some publishers are very concerned but in Europe streaming is booming. And Publishers Weekly launch #booksareessential
Internet Archive and its National Emergency Library sparks piracy claims, print sales in crisis while Storytel capitalises on digital boom
Ingram Spark announces new content guidelines and a review of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act begins while Coronavirus hits book fairs.
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.