The Börsenverein and federal interior ministry have opened ‘Days of the Regions’ with a jury’s selection the ‘Most Beautiful Regional Book.’
German publishers say that robust ebook performance last year and this year could be impacted by state-subsidized e-lending.
Three publishers and four initiatives are shortlisted for the ABC International Excellence Award for Accessible Publishing, to be awarded at Frankfurt.
The implementation of Germany’s Copyright Knowledge Society Act is seen in a new survey to be cutting into textbook sales.
The 73rd edition of Frankfurt Book Fair will include viewing on the Agora of streamed events from Frankfurt Studio.
The sociologist and activist Auma Obama gives the October address as Tsitsi Dangarembga wins the German Book Trade Peace Prize.
With the acquisition of the German house Audiobuch, Lindhardt og Ringhof will have bought and/or partnered with five publishers this year.
In the run-up to COP26, the Springer Nature Group creates a Climate Action Officer position as it works with the SDG Publishers Compact.
The longlist for the German Book Prize includes five authors’ debuts, and a focus on both ‘origin and history’ and contemporary concerns.
The German ‘Book Women’ organization will award its first ‘Christine’ in November, an honor named for Christine de Pizan.