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.
This year’s International Literature Award has gone to Russian author Mikhail Schischkin for his novel Venushaar [Maiden’s Hair], published in Germany by DVA.
A visit to bookstores in Copenhagen reveals a bias toward America and the UK rather than, as one might expect, Denmark’s neighbor Germany.
PaperC has partnered with Elsevier and will be the first e-bookstore to offer individual pages and chapters for sale from the publisher.
Juergen Boos talks about digitization in publishing and upcoming highlights at the Frankfurt Book Fair.
The German Publishers and Booksellers Association has chosen Algerian author Boualem Sansal to be the recipient of this year’s Peace Prize
By Siobhan O’Leary BERLIN: Chinese artist Ai Weiwei had plans to temporarily relocate to Berlin when he was detained by police at Beijing airport on April 3rd and taken to an undisclosed location. When his latest exhibition opened at Galerie Neugerriemschneider as part of Berlin’s 7th annual Gallery Weekend earlier this month, the artist was not in attendance. He had earlier …
“The publisher with the fly” takes a dive: Germany is abuzz with rumors that the Eichborn/Aufbau merger may be a bust. By Siobhan O’Leary When representatives of Eichborn Verlag and Aufbau Verlag held a press conference in Berlin in January to announce their intended collaboration and Eichborn’s anticipated move from Frankfurt to Berlin, it seemed that the two large German …
By Edward Nawotka “I love you, now change,” is something we’ve all heard before in relationships. It’s likely that instead of actually being in love with the person as they are, you’re in love with the person as you imagine them to be. The desire to shape them into the perfect creature is not unreasonable. Illusion is, frankly, a part …