Romania’s Eurocon nominations offers an insight into Romania’s vibrant sci-fi scene

Eurocon, the convention of the European Science Fiction Society, is being held in Belfast, Northern Ireland this year, from August 22-25, and the Romania sci-fi journal Helion has just published the Romanian nominations. The nominations come from the Romanian Association of Science Fiction Authors and Clubs, which organises the National Science Fiction Conventions. The European Read More …

Romania’s biggest online bookstore sold 1.5 million books in 2018

With a population close to 20 million Romania is by no means one of Europe’s smallest book markets, but often is overlooked by publishers outside the country looking to maximise reach and revenues. Yet Romania has a vibrant online book sector, with Libris leading the online print stores and Elefant the dominant ebook player in Read More …

Romania on-line book market to grow 15%-20% in 2018

With Romania’s overall book market valued at around EUR 100 million ($124 million), on-line book buying is expected to grow as much as 20% this year, with books the third most popular online purchase. In an interview with Business Review, Laura Teposu, director of business development at Libros.ro, one of Romania’s leading online booksellers, estimated Read More …

Romania’s Gaudeamus Int. Book Fair opens today. Expected to attract 125,000 visitors

Romania’s Gaudeamus International Book Fair opened its doors in Bucharest earlier today, and over the course of the five day event some 125,000 visitors are expected to squeeze through its doors. The Gaudeamus event, not to be confused with the bigger Bucharest Int. Book Fair that took place in May, is organised by Radio Romania Read More …