The Content Blockchain project, a collaborative effort among three companies, includes the development of the ISCC, an identifier of content in a decentralized ledger environment.
As HarperCollins’ Judith Curr launches the HarperVia translation imprint, the Frankfurter Buchmesse opens a new program for translators of German-language fiction and nonfiction.
Open to companies that haven’t exhibited at Frankfurter Buchmesse, the Wildcard competition offers a free stand to a German and an international startup.
The publication of ebooks is beginning to grow among Spanish-language publishers as editors embrace digital, according to Bookwire, a distributor of the format, at CONTEC Mexico.
New York City’s Festival Neue Literatur reaches its first decade with a program set at five venues and featuring the work of contemporary German-language authors.
At the third CONTEC Mexico conference, booksellers from Germany and Spain discussed the art of attracting customers in an age of online shopping.
Publishers are under pressure to balance core business goals and new opportunities—a tension that the 2019 Publishers’ Forum will address in Berlin.
Flexible and functional, bright and inviting, the new ‘German Stories’ collective stand made its debut at the 2019 Taipei International Book Exhibition, with packed author events and a range of specialized areas.
‘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.