Other contributions Year 2014, 2013

Slovenians Cheer Passage of Fixed Book Price Law

February 5, 2014 in Europe

Years of effort on behalf of publishers has resulted in a new fixed book price law in Slovenia, something which should help stabilize the tiny nation’s book business.

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Why Don’t More Bookstores Stock Self-published Titles?

January 6, 2014 in Discussion

January is time to review the Christmas sales and cheer for the winners and pity the losers of the 2013. In the challenging galaxy of publishing and bookselling, authors — especially those self-publishing — hitting the bestseller lists seem to be the driving force of the industry.

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No Game Without Drama: Slovenia’s Publishing Industry in Turmoil

November 19, 2013 in Europe

After over a decade of lobbying the government, Slovenian publishers and booksellers finally have their fixed book price law, which one hopes will bring stability to this very modest book and publishing industries during these turbulent times.

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