“The industry is in good shape. The revenue pool has grown for all of us” – Markus Dohle, CEO Penguin Random House

As so often happens in publishing, the real stories are lost in the detail. Take the 2019 Jerusalem International Book Forum earlier this month. While Joyce Carol Oates winning the Jerusalem Prize this year understandably made the headlines, the rest of the 2019 Book Forum was relegated to a footnote, and it is only now, Read More …

PRH’s Markus Dohle says audiobooks are the future, not the ebook, as Storytel Arabia ramps up production. But is Dohle missing the bigger picture?

“Audiobooks are the future, not ebooks,” said Penguin Random House CEO Markus Dohle last week at Spain’s Forum Edita at the Barcelona School of Management of the Pompeu Fabra University. Talking about book publishing in general, Dohle said, The sector is experiencing the best moment of the last fifty years … and maybe of the last five Read More …