A lot of publishing records were broken in 2017.
No, not the number of Barnes & Noble stores that were closed this year.
In fact my review of 2017 mostly avoids the USA, because while it may be the single biggest and most convenient market for us indies, the rest of the world is where the real excitement lies.
Check out 12 mind-blowing publishing stories from the year, over at The New Publishing Standard.
Oh, and that futuristic building in the picture? That’s the world’s largest book store, that opened this year. No, not in the USA. It’s three times bigger than the largest US bookstore.
And be assured that, unless you caught this story at the time, you will be surprised at where it is.
The New Publishing Standard. Tracking the Global New Renaissance as it happens, day by day.
Mark Williams now writes daily on global publishing matters for The New Publishing Standard.