In 2017, the bestselling books in Germany show that readers are interested in translated fiction and thrillers. Nonfiction bestseller lists included more German authors than foreign authors.
Anita Djafari, head of Litprom in Germany, talks about the 30-year history of the LiBeraturpreis, which honors women writers from Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Arab world.
The New York office of the Frankfurter Buchmesse, together with Publishing Perspectives, will host the first two-day Children’s Books Salon in New York City on January 23–24, 2018.
Richard Prieur, executive director of ANEL in Québec, talks about the association’s work to support the flourishing francophone book market in Canada.
Authors, poets, illustrators and actors are among the winners of the 2017 Governor General’s Literary Awards for Canadian writing in French and English.
Books from Norway is one of the latest projects from NORLA, designed to support Norwegian publishers and agents in selling foreign rights.
Publishers and agents report positive meetings and rights sales, and Frankfurt responds to political disputes by reaffirming its commitment to freedom of expression.
Organizers aim to strengthen the Sheikh Zayed Book Award’s international platform and build bridges between Arab regions and the rest of the world.
During the Frankfurt Book Fair, the Catalan Publishers Association issued a statement rejecting violence and trusting ‘the word’ as a tool to solve conflict.
Dan Brown, Salman Rushdie, Mathias Énard: VIP writers and publishers made steady appearances at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2017 amid discussions of books and world affairs.