The London Book Fair: Literature goes global in the digital age

Almost 2,000 exhibitors and more than 16,000 publishing professionals, 40% of them based abroad, turned out for the la 42nd annual London Book Fair (LBF), which ran from April 15 to 17, 2013. Members of the De Marque team were in London for a third straight year, following their attendance at various other book fairs, … [Read more…]

Salon du livre de Montréal – digital is "going mainstream »

While print books undoubtedly remain the Salon’s primary focus, signs of a market in metamorphosis are ubiquitous: the number of visitors holding iPads, ereaders set up at booths and posters everywhere vying for people’s attention. Another indication was various publishers who quietly shared their astonishment at seeing ebooks account for as much as 5% of … [Read more…]