Laying out the Börsenverein’s complicity 90 years ago, Germany’s publishers and booksellers commemorate the bonfires of ‘un-German’ books.
Thessaloniki International Book Fair’s ‘Dialogue’: A New Rights Center
This week’s 2023 Thessaloniki International Book Fair features a new rights center and an invitational fellowship program.
Croatia’s Martina Vidaić Wins the European Union Prize for Literature
Under the European Union Prize for Literature’s new regime, the main prize for Martina Vidaić’s book is flanked by five special mentions.
Germany’s Freedom of Speech Week Opens May 3
‘The preservation of democratic values is becoming an urgent concern’: Partnerships expand for Germany’s Freedom of Speech Week.
From Amsterdam: Rachel Martin on London Book Fair’s Sustainability Lounge
The new Sustainability Lounge at London Book Fair – its concept led by Elsevier’s Rachel Martin – will run throughout the week.
‘Day of European Authors’: A New Outreach to Youth
The EC’s first ‘Day of European Authors’ has been welcomed and co-organized in at least 27 European member-states, led by Brussels.
Poland’s Draga Group Announces an Audiobook Platform
The Norwegian developer of bespoke audiobook platforms, Beat Technology, is creating a new service, ‘Volume,’ for Poland’s Sonia Draga.
At Bologna: Italy’s Youth Publishing by the Numbers
Titles published for younger readers in Italy rose from 6,165 in 2015 to 8,850 in 2021, per new figures from a quick-read AIE presentation.
Ukraine’s Vivat Publishing: ‘An Ambitious Plan for 2023’
Vivat Publishing’s CEO says she expects to exceed the company’s 2022 output in 2023 ‘to serve our local readers’ in wartime Ukraine.
European Publishers Mark Russian Assault Anniversary
On Friday, the Federation of European Publishers will open a campaign of support for Ukraine’s Voices of Children Foundation.