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The backlist drives the market: Italian publishing asks itself questions about the boom in trade publishing sales in the first nine months of the year (+29% on 2020, which had..

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A publishing industry that is increasingly focused abroad, less concentrated on new releases and bestsellers and more on catalogue and long tail titles, capable of meeting an evolving demand for..

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Is Amazon the most powerful organisation book publishing has ever known in its history? John B. Thompson, author of the book “Book Wars. The Digital Revolution in Publishing” (Polity, 2021),..

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Collecting reliable and comprehensive statistics on the book and publishing sector is pivotal, and yet rather arduous for manifold reasons. On the one hand, a consistent collection of reliable data..

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The Covid – 19 pandemic has triggered, or in some cases accelerated, a transformation of cultural and reading habits, as emerges from the research published in the white paper published..

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The impact of 2020 pandemic on the European publishing industry called for public measures to support the recovery, as illustrated in the white paper published by the Centre for the..

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