The 2016 KIM-Studie shows German children aged 6 to 13 utilizing media mostly in mobile channels, with gaming figuring prominently, reading less so.
In its semi-annual award, Germany’s program for funding translation into English of German scholarly works names titles from 14 publishers.
The jury for this year’s German Book Prize comprises seven jurors who will soon start reading. Deadline for applications: March 29.
Litprom, the Society for Promotion of African, Asian and Latin American Literature, has chosen 10 titles from German and Swiss publishers.
Intended to further innovative product licensing and merchandising projects, the partnership between Frankfurt Book Fair and LIMA has an official opening in April.
Known for her translations of Benjamin Constant and Alfred de Musset, Eveline Passet has won the largest award for translations into German worth 50,000 Swiss francs.
Neuland 2.0, a ‘Startup Village for Digital Natives,’ will return to the Leipzig Book Fair to showcase innovative new ideas for the book and media industry.
With only a few more shopping days until Christmas, German booksellers are happy with holiday book sales so far – and there might be greater things to come.
This year’s Kurt Wolff Prize has been awarded to Frankfurt-based Schöffling & Co. Verlag, honoring its 25-year tradition of independent publishing.
In 2016, 38% of Germans plan to spend €39 giving books as gifts this holiday season, according to GfK, with the potential to exceed last year’s sales.