Every fourth child leaves primary school in Germany without sufficient reading skills, per the Börsenverein’s report on the ‘IGLU’ analysis.
On the 90th Anniversary of Germany’s Book Burnings: ‘A Terrible Attack’
Laying out the Börsenverein’s complicity 90 years ago, Germany’s publishers and booksellers commemorate the bonfires of ‘un-German’ books.
In Germany: Younger Consumers Are Buying More Books
The Börsenverein and Libri.Campus will lead a May 11–12 program with new data showing that young consumers, 16 to 29 years old, are buying more books.
Thessaloniki International Book Fair’s ‘Dialogue’: A New Rights Center
This week’s 2023 Thessaloniki International Book Fair features a new rights center and an invitational fellowship program.
Germany’s Freedom of Speech Week Opens May 3
‘The preservation of democratic values is becoming an urgent concern’: Partnerships expand for Germany’s Freedom of Speech Week.
German Nonfiction Prize Names Its 2023 Shortlist
The jury for the German Nonfiction Prize has selected eight titles from an original pool of 231 for its 2023 award cycle.
German Book Prize: 172 Titles Submitted for the 2023 Competition
The 2023 German Book Prize program has drawn submissions from 111 publishers based in Germany, Switzerland, and Austria.
Germany’s Börsenverein Questions ‘Bitter’ Verdict on Ebay Discounts
‘The cat bites its own tail,’ says the Börsenverein’s legal adviser, in a German court decision on book discounts offered by vendors on Ebay.
The 75th Frankfurter Buchmesse: A Time Line
The world’s largest international book publishing trade show opens its 75th iteration with ‘Chronicles’ of its past right up to this year.
Germany’s ContentShift Opens Its 2023 Call for Start-Ups
The eighth international ContentShift accelerator program for book publishing startups opens its applications period for this year.