From crime fiction to medical advice with a sense of humor, both well-known authors and new voices were among the bestselling books in Germany last year.
Human rights lawyer Philippe Sands won the Baillie Gifford Prize for his book on his family’s WWII history, genocide and the origins of international law.
In its annual review of Germany’s entertainment media sector, PriceWaterhouseCooper predicts stable revenue from the German book market through 2020.
An impressive array of fiction and nonfiction is on offer this year at Frankfurt Book Fair, as Canadian publishers’ rights directors talk up their new books.
The ‘overt threat of toxic masculinity’ and ‘the vapid promises of politicians and religion’ in the other: South Africa’s Sunday Times Literature Awards.
‘All the key information of the original title but without all the pages’: startup Joosr offers commuters ‘bite-size mobile learning’ in nonfiction.
For ‘such an international country,’ says author Lydia Cacho, the US market is under-served with books in translation, especially non-fiction.
Wrapping up the year, Publishing Perspectives contributors share their top books of the 2015. Mark Piesing chooses five nonfiction titles.
For a long time, Der Spiegel published the only German bestseller list. Now, Bild and Amazon are cooperating to bring a new player to the game.
The first in a series looking at the increasingly competitive and innovative illustrated book publishing market in the United States.