The six titles on the German Book Prize shortlist are said to ‘demonstrate political urgency in a particularly clever manner.’
‘A diverse range of themes’ and experimentation with form are reflected in the 2020 longlist announced by the jury of the German Book Prize.
A report on the German publishing industry is focused on effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on continental Europe’s largest book market.
With jury enthusiasm ‘in no way diminished’ because of pandemic-driven restrictions, the Börsenverein’s program for startups begins a mentoring stage.
For seeing society’s wealth as reflecting ‘the opportunities for development available to all individuals,’ the German book trade’s Peace Prize goes to Amartya Sen.
The newly created German Nonfiction Prize has entries not only from German publishers but also from houses in Switzerland and Austria.
The Geisteswissenschaften International Nonfiction Translation competition has named three winners for their German-to-English translations a nonfiction text.
Germany’s publishers and booksellers association releases dual studies on fixed book prices, long a tradition and legally regulated reality in the market.
Three of the 25th Women’s Prize for Fiction jurors are authors, and the German Nonfiction Prize’s jury is the first for this new award.
Frankfurt 2021 Guest of Honor Spain roklls out €230,000 (US$252,383) in translation funding this week, and the German Book Prize announces live streaming.