As publishers try to discern whether the pandemic has accelerated digital format adoption among consumers, Bookwire offers an early look.
As Canada’s Wattpad Books buys a ‘lockdown romance’ for 2022, Constantin Film acquires a Wattpad story with more than 80 million reads.
Eligible books in this year’s Frankfurter Buchmesse Film Awards have been published since August 1 of 2019 and entries are made digitally.
Ahead of Frankfurter Buchmesse’s Frankfurt Audio events in October, the trade show has commissioned an assessment of audiobooks.
Four German publishing houses—Aufbau, C.H. Beck, Klett-Cotta, and Suhrkamp—announce they will attend the physical Frankfurter Buchmesse with a joint stand.
Because the pandemic makes travel uncertain, Frankfurter Buchmesse names only a German Wildcard winner this year: Munich’s &Töchter Verlag.
‘Frankfurt Rights’ and ‘Frankfurt Conference’ lead digital programming and online tools planned for this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair.
Trending somewhat toward the noir this time, our deals come from France, Germany, Sweden, the UK, and the States–several titles are parts of series.
Stand fees will be reduced by up to 50 percent and digital development will be supported by funds from Germany’s ‘Neustart Kultur’ stimulus package.
A report on the German publishing industry is focused on effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on continental Europe’s largest book market.