The Zimbabwean writer and filmmaker Tsitsi Dangarembga is to receive the 2021 Peace Prize of the German Book Trade for her work that examines ‘global questions of justice.’
Nonfiction books ‘deserve a big stage right now,’ says the Börsenverein’s Karin Schmidt-Friderichs as this program names a first winner.
Frankfurt Book Fair may be more focused than usual on independent publishers, as the new ‘Workstations’ meet needs for flexibility.
The fair’s programming featured 229 sessions during the week, engaging 315 speakers and guests, their comments streamed from the show.
From the macro to the micro, Bookwire’s second ‘All About Audio’ program made its key points with high-level observations from MIDiA Research.
The Börsenverein has partnered with Frankfurter Buchmesse and nine other institutions in a petition pressing for the activist’s release.
Germany’s Bookwire buys Bok2 for added print-on-demand capacity, while Ingram sells edtech company VitalSource 15 years after acquiring it.
Goethe drew on the poet al-Mutanabbi and the Thousand and One Nights, and a special exhibition explores shared motifs.
The author discovered that her great-uncle was involved in a Nazi spy ring operating out of New York City just as World War II was beginning.
Moving its full guest of honor program to 2022, Germany is at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair this year.