Monique Schwitter has won the 2015 Swiss Book Prize for her book, One in the Other. She will receive 30,000 Swiss francs in prize winnings.
Oetinger, one of Germany’s largest children’s books publishers, has launched a new company, Storydocks, dedicated to interactive and digital storytelling.
Tolino, an alliance of German booksellers and counterpart to Amazon, welcomes two new booksellers, Mayersche and Osiander, and strengthens its position.
The fifth annual Virenschleuderpreis, organized by Leander Wattig and the Frankfurt Book Fair, honored five viral marketing campaigns in German media.
With his novel, The Invention of the Red Army Faction by a Manic Depressive Teenager in the Summer of 1969, Frank Witzel has won the 2015 German Book Prize.
One of Germany’s leading literary critics, Hellmuth Karasek, died on September 29, 2015. He was 81 years old.
The winner of the German Book Prize, Germany’s most prestigious literature award, will be chosen from these six shortlisted novels just before the Frankfurt Book Fair.
As the refugee crisis continues and the number of refugees coming into Europe rises, the German book trade has responded with offers of help.
According to the German newspaper, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Amazon is establishing two new logistic centers in Munich to offer same-day delivery in the city.
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.