The Scottish Books International program stages authors in Germany in its Scottish Books Showcase series, with music by Assynt.
In Hamburg: Ewald Frie Wins the 2023 German Nonfiction Prize
The German Nonfiction Prize’s jury praises Ewald Frie’s picture of urban-rural tension as ‘inspiring innovative historiography.’
Germany: ‘IGLU’ Shows School Reading Skills Lagging
Every fourth child leaves primary school in Germany without sufficient reading skills, per the Börsenverein’s report on the ‘IGLU’ analysis.
Partnerships: Germany’s Bookwire To Distribute Arabookverse Content
The London-based company called Arabookverse says its Bookwire deal will enable digital distribution for Arabic literature.
On the 90th Anniversary of Germany’s Book Burnings: ‘A Terrible Attack’
Laying out the Börsenverein’s complicity 90 years ago, Germany’s publishers and booksellers commemorate the bonfires of ‘un-German’ books.
Latin America: MVB Signs Mercado Libre, the E-Commerce Platform
In Mexico and Brazil, MVB’s Metabooks metadata base will be utilized by Mercado Libre, a leading online sales and auction platform.
In Germany: Younger Consumers Are Buying More Books
The Börsenverein and Libri.Campus will lead a May 11–12 program with new data showing that young consumers, 16 to 29 years old, are buying more books.
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.
German Nonfiction Prize Names Its 2023 Shortlist
The jury for the German Nonfiction Prize has selected eight titles from an original pool of 231 for its 2023 award cycle.
London Book Fair: Google Becomes a Client of MVB’s Metabooks
The MVB Metabooks program marks a first year of business in the United Kingdom this week during London Book Fair.