The Frankfurt Book Fair’s press officers report a slight increase in trade-visitor attendance this year; Carolin Emcke speaks at peace prize event.
With David Hockney, H.M. King Willem-Alexander of The Netherlands, and others, the 2016 Frankfurt Book Fair opened to showcase the global publishing scene. By Hannah Johnson This year, the Frankfurt Book Fair will feature people and discussions that show just how political and interconnected the global publishing industry is. The opening ceremony featured UK artist David Hockney spoke at the …
The jury has decided: Bodo Kirchhoff wins the 2016 German Book Prize for his novel ‘Encounter’ (‘Widerfahrnis’) about two travelers in Italy.
‘To keep and develop publishers’ traditional core values and at the same time adapt as quickly as possible’ is no mean feet. And Jens Klingelhöfer says the industry can’t afford to fail.
‘The prohibition of books betrays so much about their times and the respective political order,’ says Frankfurt’s Juergen Boos ahead of Book Fair’s presentation of documenta 14’s new ‘The Parthenon of Books.’
Sometimes referred to as ‘the area of indulgence’ at Frankfurt Book Fair, the Gourmet Gallery combines cookbook publishing and foodie-wooing events in Hall 3.1.
Out of 156 original submissions, the seven-member jury led by Christoph Schröder chose six novels for the prestigious German Book Prize shortlist.
Six shortlisted startups are headed to Frankfurt Book Fair, where they’re in contention for a €10,000 award as part of the newly devised ContentShift accelerator program led by Germany’s Börsenverein.
Papego is an app currently drawing attention in Germany from readers, publishers, and booksellers because it allows a reader an easy way to keep reading digitally or in print.
A proposal for redistributing copyright revenues to authors in Germany has been left in limbo, even as the European Commission proposes its own update to the EU’s copyright framework.