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On French and German Attitudes to Book Prices

Jean Mattern

The French and German attitudes toward book prices originate in their long-standing cultural view on the importance of books as a bastion of culture.

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Blinkist Condenses Nonfiction Books to 15-Minute Audiobooks

Blinkist

Berlin-based Blinkist condenses nonfiction books down to key points called blinks and is offering an app that delivers books as 15-minute audio summaries.

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Brazil, Asia Are Key Emerging Book Rights Territories

Tom Chalmers

UK rights experts and IPR License discuss why Brazil, Latin America, and Asia are emerging as promising rights territories for books.

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Kobo Sees Opportunities for Self-publishing in Europe

Camille Mofidi of Kobo

Camille Mofidi of Kobo Writing Life explains how the platform is helping writers in France, Germany and Italy leverage self-publishing opportunities.

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Haruki Murakami Receives Welt Literature Prize

Haruki Murakami

Haruki Murakami is the first Japanese author to win the Welt Literature Prize of 10,000 euros. Join our reading group to discuss Murakami’s literary works.

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TigerCreate: Multimedia Kids’ Book Creation Tool Goes Global

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Germany’s TigerBooks Media is offering its free and easy-to-use tool for creating multimedia children’s books to users around the world.

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On Bringing Murakami to Germany and Beyond

Murakami Tazaki German

The launch of a new Haruki Murakami book has become an event around the world, with many translations appearing before an English edition.

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Taschen Eyes Russian Expansion

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Germany’s Taschen has a renewed focus on Russia and signed new deals with local book distributors Logosphere, Magma and Jupiter.

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Finland, Very Cool: “A Huge Success” in Frankfurt

Sofi Oksanen, one of Finland's star authors, embodied the theme of Finland. Cool.

Finland was a hugely successful Guest of Honor country at the Frankfurt Book Fair, prompting more than 7,500 news articles and numerous rights deals.

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Is Translation Stronger in France, Germany or the UK?

Alexandra Buchler

A panel at the Frankfurt Book Fair compared international literature and translation in France, Germany, and the United Kingdom.

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