The German digital literary scene boasts a new bestseller list: the Tolino Ebook Bestseller List. Tolino, a German bookseller alliance, is Germany’s counterpart to Amazon.
The longlist of the 2015 German Book Prize includes some new and familiar authors. Find out more about these books and the rights available.
Gamescon Cologne and the Frankfurt Book Fair invited rights pros from book publishing, video games and others to meet and discuss rights and licensing.
Monika Dommann’s book on copyright history has won translation funding from the German grant program, Geisteswissenschaften International.
In a new survey on self-publishing in Germany, indie authors report more satisfaction, longer term commitments to self-publishing, and wariness of traditional publishers.
In Germany, more and more publishing houses are abolishing hard DRM in favor of digital watermarks. Latest to follow the trend is Holtzbrinck.
Does Germany’s love of reading extend to ebooks? The results of the 2015 Allensbach Media Market Analysis reveal just how digital Germany’s readers are.
Germany is famous for its book culture, but how much do they really read? Allensbach Media Market Analysis offers some statistics on German reading habits.
Three German publishers hosted a virtual romance festival, #Herzenstage, across social media to connect with young adult readers and romance fans.
German author and Middle East expert, Navid Kermani, will receive the 2015 Peace Prize of the German Book Trade for his writing and political activism.