This nationwide and international campaign for freedom of expression was instigated in 2021 by the Börsenverein.
The publishers and booksellers of Germany are calling for an urgent, coordinated ‘National Reading Plan’ to combat educational shortfalls.
As nominations open for the 2023 German Book Trade Peace Prize, the program joins in the ‘Winter Aid for Ukraine’ campaign.
This year’s books submitted for the German Nonfiction Prize include books written in German from the United Kingdom and Liechtenstein.
The Börsenverein reports on book sales and bestsellers in German book market in 2022 and depicts ‘a major economic challenge.’
The editor-in-chief of Germany’s trade magazine Börsenblatt, Torsten Casimir becomes Frankfurter Buchmesse’s communications lead.
‘Books and reading are absolutely indispensable to our European democracy,’ Ricardo Levi says on taking the federation’s presidency.
The €42,500 German Nonfiction Prize has selected a jury as the 2023 award cycle gets underway.
Amid ‘an oppressive global political situation,’ says Frankfurt Book Fair president and CEO Juergen Boos, ‘this fair sent important signals.’
The 2022 Frankfurter Buchmesse is opened with heartfelt pleasure in a return to Frankfurt—and candid alarm about coming challenges.