In a consistent German book market, the Boersenverein reports rising ebook sales by volume, but lower prices are driving down revenue from digital products.
Bolstered by a twofold offering to both authors and publishers, German self-publishing platform Tredition will expand to the US and UK.
In its annual review of Germany’s entertainment media sector, PriceWaterhouseCooper predicts stable revenue from the German book market through 2020.
The recently launched ENLIT, the European Network for Literary Translation, aims to develop international literature and translation funding programs.
ContentShift, an accelerator for publishing startups, named Papego the startup of the year for its potential to become an international industry standard.
The jury has decided: Bodo Kirchhoff wins the 2016 German Book Prize for his novel ‘Encounter’ (‘Widerfahrnis’) about two travelers in Italy.
Out of 156 original submissions, the seven-member jury led by Christoph Schröder chose six novels for the prestigious German Book Prize shortlist.
Six shortlisted startups are headed to Frankfurt Book Fair, where they’re in contention for a €10,000 award as part of the newly devised ContentShift accelerator program led by Germany’s Börsenverein.
Papego is an app currently drawing attention in Germany from readers, publishers, and booksellers because it allows a reader an easy way to keep reading digitally or in print.
One of German publisher dtv’s latest initiatives is an information portal aimed at marketing their titles to the numerous book clubs around the country.