JM Stim describes what it takes for an indie author publish in three languages at once, in print and digital, sell into bookstores and tour on two continents.
Participants will meet with German children’s book professionals and discuss trends in YA, picture books, children’s nonfiction and more.
Petra Hardt, Foreign Rights Director at Berlin’s Suhrkamp Verlag, has written ‘Rights: Buying. Protecting. Selling’ to help publishers make the best choices.
Reflecting a shift toward investments in digital business models, Germany’s book trade came invested €0.78 billion in acquisitions and development in 2011.
France’s FNAC will focus on families and children, while Germany’s Thalia will work on e-commerce efforts, ways to boost sales amid increased competition.
An ambitious experiment in innovative packaging by German lit mag BELLA triste has garnered a big prize, praise from readers, and strong sales.
The Guadalajara Book Fair had a record year, attracting 600,000 visitors and 1,935 publishers from 43 countries, including Germany, which served as guest of honor.
Publisher Herbert Utz says that fixed prices hurt his business — and that he’s even considering moving part of his business abroad to avoid the system.
Considering the state of the European economy, should the Spaniards, Italians and Germans reserve their e-book purchases for indigenous companies?
The Guadalajara International Book Fair is in full swing and is showcasing Germany as Guest of Honor, as well as new programs covering digitization and translation.