Former leading New Zealand publisher and bookseller, and widely experienced judge of both the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, talks about what he is currently reading, what impresses him and what doesn't, along with chat about the international English language book scene, and links to sites of interest to booklovers.
Friday, August 12, 2016
The Global Golden Age for Independent Publishers Has Begun
Posted at 3:57PM Wednesday 10 Aug 2016
As the market is finally showing signs of growth after a different last five to 10 years with so much change and evolution required, the large publishers are fulfilling that prediction: the big six is now five, with more consolidation expected to come. I also think the largest publishers have rapidly improved in terms of their adaptability and innovation over the last year, but, in my view, the most exciting sector in publishing currently is the independent one. digitalbookworld.com