Berlin-based company txtr officially launches its lightweight e-reading device for Frankfurt Book Fair attendees.
XinXii has begun offering German self-published authors mobile platform sales, and as the segment expands, it and other companies are selling abroad as well.
Greek books are not widely translated, but a 40 year-old book of aphorisms, On the Unhappiness of Being Greek, has become a bestseller in Germany.
The annual German Book Prize shortlist has been announced, with the winner announced at the Frankfurt Book Fair.
Germany’s GRIN, a 14-year-old platform for academic self-publishing, is now offering services to digital-first, trade and international publishers.
Bookboon.com surveyed college students in the United States, the UK, the Netherlands, Germany, and Denmark, and found 75% in the US didn’t buy required textbooks.
UK publisher And Other Stories relies on reading groups to help choose which books to translate. Here’s a look from inside the German reading group in Berlin.
From new book discovery strategies to e-book publishing in Germany and Denmark…the best of our coverage from the first half of 2012.
In June, Bastei Lübbe began offering Apocalypsis, a bestselling German serialized digital-first novel, in English in the US and UK. Here’s how they did it.
Our wide angle survey of the e-book scene in Germany finds the e-book market at 6.2% of sales, but growth in demand, devices and titles promises more to come.