Note: The full text of The Global eBook Report is available for free until November 1, 2013.
After November 1st the report will cost $29.95.
From Publishers Weekly:
The newest edition of Global eBook: A Report on Market Trends and Developments has been published by Rudiger Wischenbart Content & Consulting. First released in fall 2011, the new edition features the most recent market developments in countries with well-established e-book businesses such as the U.S. and U.K. as well as in countries with newer e-book operations including Germany, China, Brazil, India and Russia.
The Global eBook report documents and analyses how ebook markets emerge in the US, UK, continental Europe, Brazil, China, India, Russia and the Arab world. It combines the best available data and references to specialized local actors, with thematic chapters, focusing on critical policy debates and on key driving forces, notably ebook bestsellers and pricing strategies across European markets, self-publishing, government regulation, piracy, and the expanding impact of global players.