Monthly Archives May 2018

elon-musk

Elon Musk’s success story shows how books can positively influence our lives. “I was raised by books.  Books, and then my parents,” the SpaceX and Tesla tycoon told Rolling Stone magazine in November 2017. He rarely saw his parents, Maye, a dietitian and model, and Errol, an engineer in Pretoria, while growing up for the […]

books-for-children

Economists show that boys who grow up around books earn significantly more money as adults. Economists at the University of Padua in Italy have announced the findings of a pan-European study incorporating data and feedback from 5,820 subjects which looked at how a range of factors affected lifetime earnings for men. Their results show that lifetime earning […]

books-for-africa

Research shows that access to books makes a huge difference to a child’s life chances.  Books for Africa is a charity that is working to give that important access to children across Africa. Books for Africa was established in 1988 by Minnesotan Tom Warth following his travels to Africa.  After returning home, he shipped several […]

digital-vs-print

Here at the Printing Report, we’re always fascinated about how reading preferences change across media.  Now, a new report is providing greater insights into how students prefer to consume information. The study, coordinated by Diane Mizrachi from UCLA, USA, involving  researchers from numerous countries all over the world, including researchers at Polytechnic Institute of Porto and Porto Accounting […]

print-books

Here’s what’s going on book sales world: Printed book sales continue to increase. Meanwhile, e-book sales are falling. The Printing Report takes a look at what this means. 2017 data released by NDP BookScan show a 1.9% increase in print book sales last year. The NDP data captures around 80% – 85% of global print […]

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