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You can now select Japanese as a language when publishing paperback books. This allows you to reach more readers who are looking for books in Japanese. Learn more
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For books with 75–550 pages in select trim sizes, we now offer hardcover publishing. To format your cover with custom templates sized to your book’s specifications, you can try our new cover calculator and template generator. Learn more
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