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.
KNV’s February 14 bankruptcy filing has left the Germany’s book market ‘shaken’ as the reorganization administration works to stabilize the company.
Jurors have been named in the 2019 German Book Prize competition. The winner will be announced on October 14 during the Frankfurter Buchmesse.
Following the release of German book market data from 2018, the country’s publishers turn their attention to issues facing their industry in 2019.
The biennial program in the humanities from Geisteswissenschaften International names translators Brian Hanrahan and Alan Robinson winners of the 2019 competition cycle.