Germany’s publishers and booksellers association releases dual studies on fixed book prices, long a tradition and legally regulated reality in the market.
International Literature Festival Berlin Rolls Out Its 2018 Program for September
‘Up-to-the-minute political and scientific discourses’ are at the heart of the September 5 to 15 International Literature Festival Berlin this year, which is programmed around six guiding pillars of interest.
International Literature Festival Berlin Announces Its Program: 200 Authors
Running September 6 to 16, LiteraturFestival Berlin this year includes a children’s literature component with authors, illustrators, and scientists.
Berlin’s International Literature Festival: Citywide Events, Worldwide Reading
More than 216 authors from more than 30 countries have been engaged for the 2016 edition of International Literature Festival Berlin, which opens September 7. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson September 7 through 17 ith issues in freedom of expression driving much of its programming, the International Literature Festival at Berlin in September features a host of “individuals, institutions and …
Welcoming a Berlin Translation Imprint: A Few Words With Canelo’s Michael Bhaskar
‘We admired what EJ Van Lanen had built, the translation market is getting stronger,’ Canelo’s Michael Bhaskar says, in taking the publisher’s first imprint onboard.
Germany’s Inkitt: When a Machine Is the Gatekeeper
While algorithmic recommendations are familiar to us from online book retail, a year-old Berlin startup is talking algorithmic selection for publication.
As BEA Opens: A New Global Ebook Report on a Mercurial World Market
BEA’s’ Director of International Affairs Rüdiger Wishenbart’s new Global Ebook Report cites continental Europe’s ebooks “stalling even earlier” than in US, UK.
Previewing Germany’s Publishers’ Forum: ‘Expansion and Fragmentation’
‘Two days of intensive exchange’ are on tap as Berlin’s Publishers’ Forum opens focuses on how publishing is ‘expanding, converging, and fragmenting.’
Publishing’s “Metamorphoses” at Klopotek 2014’s Berlin Forum
A recap the key points in the 2014 Klopotek Publishers’ Forum in Berlin this past week. The top message to the German audience: ’embrace change or die.’
Germany’s Netizens Have Not Abandoned the Book
At Berlin’s re:publica conference netizens showed their continuing enthusiasm for the book at talks dedicated to library digitization, metadata, and how the internet is changing literary writing.
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