Recommendations for this year’s gathering of publishers, literary agents, and producers have come from more than 30 countries.
The Peace Prize of the German Book Trade, which honors contributions to ‘peace, humanity, and understanding,’ has opened for 2022 nominations.
The second cycle of the German Nonfiction Prize has again drawn submissions from publishers in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.
Children’s and YA books grew 9.4 percent in 2021 over 2019 in Germany, gaining even over pre-pandemic levels, the Börsenverein reports.
ECOFIN’S adoption of a new allowance for VAT reductions means EU member-states have an option to lower taxation on books and more.
Announcing its acquisition of Knowledge Unlatched, Wiley stresses the need to simplify open-access transactions for both libraries and publishers.
Urban revitalization efforts and funding opportunities for publishers are encouraged by the Börsenverein as the country’s political parties debate initiatives.
The Jan Michalski Prize for Literature honors Georgia Thomson’s new translation of the title about East European victims of Nazi forced labor.
The Thessaloniki Book Fair is ‘open to both East and West,’ Nopi Chatzigeorgiou says, outlining international plans to promote Greek literature and translation funding.
Ongoing pandemic market conditions for Amazon Publishing in London, Eoin Purcell says, reflect ‘intensity’ in entertainment consumption.