bookeLearningworld News from the UK

In October 8 publishers in UK starting their assault on the Chistmas book market by releasing more than 500 new books on the same day. The event can be seen as a nationwide exhibition for the book industry and a possibility for book-readers to stay a head of the development. At the same time the UK’s only remaining specialist national book chain, Waterstone will open a new gigant store in London. 7 000 squarefoot filled with printed books sending a signal to the book-community that both printed books and ebooks will continue to live on the book market. In UK last year printed books worth  £2748 million were sold and £563million for ebooks. Source: the Independent