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.
Statistics from the publishers association show that German ebook sales have stabilized, with prices dropping year over year, and print sales are up.
The Frankfurt Book Fair has formally announced France will be its 2017 Guest of Honor country. The Institut Français will organize France’s program.
Ronald Schild of Germany’s MVB discusses how research shows simple metadata fixes, like putting the language of a book in your metadata, can double sales.
The German Bookseller and Publishers Association presents statistics for the German book market 2014. Sales are up in nonfiction and at physical bookstores.
German literature has found surprising success in Taiwan, where several titles have become bestsellers and publishers are adding German-speaking editors.
This July, the first titles will appear from Oetinger34, a creative platform for authors, illustrators and readers launched by German publisher Oetinger in 2014.
Lori Nelson Spielman, an American author, has written books that became global bestsellers — just not in the USA. How should authors measure success?
Random House Germany will bring the iconic Penguin brand to German readers with the launch of Penguin Verlag. The first titles will come out in 2016.
The Frankfurt Book Fair has invested in IPR License, a global rights platform for the book publishing industry, and will promote the online rights business to a global audience.