Privately, publishers are raising concerns over Amazon’s term demands, listing of editions for which it doesn’t have territorial rights, and sourcing of titles from wholesalers.
Learn more about publishers and authors in Europe, one of the world’s most established book publishing regions.
Discussions at this year’s Leipzig Book Fair proved that ebooks and self publishing are gaining wider acceptance in Germany, and readers are more open to digitization.
Stockholm Text, a young publishing house translating and publishing Swedish literature in English, share lessons learned from their first year in business.
Dolores Redondo’s novel The Invisible Guardian weaves the mythologies of the Basque culture into the reality of a contemporary world, making for an unexpected international hit.
Overlook publisher Peter Mayer’s ambitious 125 volume series, The Russian Library, seeks to establish a Russian literary canon that can be read by the world in English.
While relatively few literary agents work in Italy, the evolving publishing industry is making them more essential. Agent Marco Vigevani describes the scene.
After 20 years’ experience in German publishing, Beate Kuckertz has turned to a new challenge: starting a digital-first publisher in the print-focused German market.
Joel Dicker’s US-based crime novel ‘La vérité sur l’affaire Harry Quebert’ is racking up awards and is perhaps the hottest property on the international rights scene.
For five years now the Elizabeth Kostova Foundation has fought to raise awareness of Bulgarian writing by sponsoring prizes, seminars and publications at home and abroad.
Florence’s English-language Paperback Exchange bookstore is as old as Christ was when he died and relies on the shop owners’ good taste—and that of its customers—to stay in business.