The Börsenverein is raising the alarm again about falling reading-skill levels in Germany in the wake of new OECD ‘PISA’ test results.
Another closely watched awards program gears up for a new year, the German Nonfiction Prize naming its jury.
The first Chytomo Awards for ‘outstanding achievement in the Ukrainian publishing and literary sphere’ have been named in Kyiv.
With a press corps of more than 7,000 journalists, the 75th Frankfurter Buchmesse adds a 30-percent boost in public attendance.
The 2023 Frankfurt Book Fair, at its midway point, has announced a 20-percent jump in trade-visitor attendance.
The author Salman Rushdie is in Frankfurt as the recipient to receive the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade from the Börsenverein.
The new award from Ukraine’s publishing trade news medium, ‘Chytomo,’ names its first shortlist in three categories.
A packed house, quickly applauding various political points, was at Frankfurter Buchmesse’s opening event.
The ‘crisis of climate change and the crisis among democracies’ lead the 75th Frankfurt’s opening press conference.
Tonio Schachinger’s ‘Echtzeitalter’ from Holtzbrinck’s Rowohlt Verlag has won the €25,000 German Book Prize.