LIBER 2015: Spain's green shoots

LIBER 2015: Spain's green shoots

Book publishers attending this year’s LIBER International Book Fair 2015 in Madrid have said they are optimistic that Spain-based sales are recovering after almost eight years of weakness. The 33rd edition of the event was staged from 7th–9th October and drew around 10,000 participants and 450 exhibitors.

An increase in book sales in Spain of 0.6%, with 78,508 titles published in all formats across genres, generating revenue of €2.1bn in 2014, points to the start of a recovery in Spain’s book market, according to Daniel Fernández, president of the Federación de Gremios de Editores de Espan...

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