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German-language Authors Join in Battle Against Amazon

Austrian Nobel Prize-winner Elfriede Jelinek is among the signatories of the "anti-Amazon" letter.

Austrian, Swiss and German authors have sent an open letter of protest to Amazon, protesting the use of ‘authors and their books as a bargaining chip to exact deeper discounts.’

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Self-Publishing and the Industry: Implications and Impact

CONTEC conference speaker bloc for 24 September 2013

A discussion with nine experts from Frankfurt Academy’s CONTEC 2013 interactive learning lab on self-publishing’s implications for the industry.

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Why Managing Needs to Be More Silicon Valley than Soviet Union

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To attract top talent, publishing managers need to create positive, agile workplaces, says St. Gallen Publishing Management course professor Monique Valcour.

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Buzz on “Swiss Millenium” Predicts Next Global Phenomenon

Swiss author Joel Dicker, whose novel The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair, is being marketed in the United States as the successor to Stieg Larsson.

Joel Dicker’s US-based crime novel ‘La vérité sur l’affaire Harry Quebert’ is racking up awards and is perhaps the hottest property on the international rights scene.

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Swiss to Reinstate Fixed Book Prices

The debate over fixed book pricing remains a complicated and volatile one in Europe. By Amanda DeMarco On March 18 the Swiss parliament approved a […]

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Using Text to “Enhance” E-books and Other Insights from the 2011 Leipzig Book Fair

Germany’s second biggest book fair offers a barometer of what’s obsessing the world’s third largest publishing industry By Siobhan O’Leary LEIPZIG: Students from the HTWK […]

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Google Books auf Deutsch

Interview by Nicholas Gary Yesterday’s news about Hachette Livre’s deal with Google to scan and sell 40 to 50,000 out-of-print books came as something of […]

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Indie Swiss Pubs Promote Books on Juice Bottle Labels

By Siobhan O’Leary An association of independent Swiss publishers known as Swips is juicing up its marketing activities on behalf of its members. Literally. Founded […]

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Swiss Publisher Spurns ISBNs, Opts for Direct to Consumer

By Siobhan O’Leary When independent Swiss publisher Urs Engeler lost the financial support of his patron last year, he opted to divest himself of the […]

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Expatland: On Working in Publishing in Switzerland, Australia

By Daniel Kalder In part three of Publishing Perspectives’ series on publishing professionals working abroad, Daniel Kalder, himself a Scot transplanted to Texas via Moscow […]

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