For seeing society’s wealth as reflecting ‘the opportunities for development available to all individuals,’ the German book trade’s Peace Prize goes to Amartya Sen.
The new report reveals that NORLA’s goals in its guest of honor program at Frankfurt were achieved, led by record releases in German, major media attention, and more than 100,000 visitors.
the Italian book business opens ‘New Books from Italy’ to promote contemporary titles, industry directories, and translation funding opportunities.
The chief of the Italian publishers association tells Rome that its support for badly damaged cultural organizations is not enough: A family allotment for cultural spending is the next ask.
The world booksellers organization in Belgium states its support for shops burned in Minneapolis, and the International Booker delays its prize date.
An Aldus network report predicts cancellations, postponements, and other adjustments to European book fairs in the pandemic could affect 6,500+ exhibitors in 2020.
A rare benefit of COVID-19, the UK’s government finally–and suddenly–has wiped out the market’s punishing tax on digital publications.
As bookshops are shuttered in many parts of the world in the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, the booksellers’ federation asks for help. And Wales’ Hay Festival continues raising funds to cover its losses.
The 2019 data just released on trends in Spain’s reading habits shows that among those who don’t read books, ‘lack of time’ is the most cited reason.
Brexit is here: today’s separation from Europe for the UK market comes with little certainty for book publishing and other creative industries in Britain.