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KNV, Germany’s largest wholesaler, will begin selling the iriver Story HD with branded e-bookstores for individual booksellers.
The 20-title longlist for the German Book Prize has been announced. The winner, announced on October 10, will receive 25,000 euros.
Online voters will determine which self-published books deserve to win Der Neue Buchpreis and cash at this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair.
In Germany old publishing habits die hard. But the country’s burgeoning self-publishing industry is challenging the status quo.
Borders to liquefy? Follett for sale? Amazon to go Aussie? All rumors. The real news includes new iRiver e-reader for Google and Kobo auf Deutsch.
Are the readers in Europe too nationalistic to be seduced by a business from overseas? Are the cultures too varied for one-company-fits-all solution?
Kobo has launched in Germany, the cornerstone of a plan to dominate European e-bookselling.
The e-book market in Japan remains small, but publishers and technology experts discussed how to grow the market at the E-Book Expo in Tokyo.
Chile has been named Guest of Honor for the Guadalajara International Book Fair 2012; Germany is the 2011 Guest of Honor.