For the first time, exhibitors at the Frankfurter Buchmesse will be able to sell books on both the Saturday and Sunday of the fair.
This year’s ContentShift accelerator program includes both genuinely new startups and some companies that have, as organizers say, ‘market maturity.’
Geisteswissenschaften International translation competition is inviting emerging translators from German to English to submit applications by October 15.
During the Berlin Book Days events this week, the Börsenverein has praised Salgado for ‘raising worldwide awareness for the fate of laborers and migrants as well as for the living conditions of indigenous peoples.’
In an upbeat report, the German book market is seen as having grown last year for the first time since 2012–by 300,000 buyers–with its financial performance leveling out.
The new German Nonfiction Prize is designed to be ‘a platform for books and authors whose topics affect people today and inspire them to think and debate.’
Following her engagement in the development of the European copyright directive, Jessica Sänger now will helm the IPA’s important copyright committee.
Many of Europe’s book business leaders hail the approval of the European Union’s hard-fought Copyright Directive in Brussels today.
German Book Prize jurors are reviewing the submissions for the 2019 literary award: 173 titles in total, of which 71 won’t be published until this fall.
‘The directive is not perfect, but it is a very important step in the right direction,’ says Dr. Jessica Sänger of Germany’s Börsenverein as a Council of the European Union vote is awaited on the newly negotiated copyright agreement.