The leading award in German-language fiction opens its 2021 competition with the appointment of seven new jurors and €25,000 for the winner.
Leaders of Frankfurter Buchmesse and the Börsenverein, supported by the International Publishers Association, condemn the killing of Lokman Slim.
In a joint call to action, Europe’s writers and translators call on ministers of culture to take action against Lukashenko’s Belarus.
The German association of publishers and booksellers cites a ‘wave of threats against publishers, booksellers, translators, and writers’ in Belarus.
Publishers in three countries have submitted more than 200 titles for the jury’s consideration in the 2021 competition.
The 2020 bestseller lists from Germany reflect readers’ interest in both engaging with current affairs and escaping into great stories.
Shutdowns in December short-circuited the German market’s progress in making up book sales losses from spring lockdowns.
The Frankfurt Book Fair New York office is closing this month, its business to be handled from Frankfurt. Publishing Perspectives continues.
The world’s largest book publishing trade show has announced a modernization project for future iterations.
Before it could honor its first winner, the new German Nonfiction Prize was ‘broken off prematurely’ in the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.