Recent lockdowns across several states have led to year-on-year declines in both value and volume of print books, according to Nielsen Book Australia. Nielsen has also launched a new ebook sales tracking service for Australia and New Zealand.
The ASA and ABA are promoting a new ‘shop local, read local’ campaign for CBCA Book Week. In other news, the program for this year’s PANZ conference has been announced, and Hardie Grant North America has appointed a publisher.
Jane Finemore has been appointed program director of Williamstown Literary Festival, succeeding Stella Kinsella. Finemore, who runs her own publishing communication consultancy, is the current... Read more
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