As nominations open for the 2023 German Book Trade Peace Prize, the program joins in the ‘Winter Aid for Ukraine’ campaign.
Rights Edition Interview: Germany’s Rita Fürstenau
Rita Fürstenau of Germany’s Rotopol Press talks about comics, graphic storytelling, and the rights outlook ahead of the 50th Angoulême.
German Nonfiction Prize: 206 Titles Entered in the 2023 Competition
This year’s books submitted for the German Nonfiction Prize include books written in German from the United Kingdom and Liechtenstein.
German Book Sales in 2022: A Market Down 2.1 Percent
The Börsenverein reports on book sales and bestsellers in German book market in 2022 and depicts ‘a major economic challenge.’
Rights Roundup: Sales Into Galician, Catalan, Portuguese, Korean, and More
Our last Rights Roundup of the year features work selling into Galician, Catalan, Portuguese, Danish, Korean, Dutch, Greek, Slovak, and more.
PRH CEO Markus Dohle Stepping Down, End of Year
Having doubled Bertelsmann’s book division revenues and ‘quintupled its profit,’ Markus Dohle is leaving as PRH’s first worldwide CEO.
BookBeat in France: ‘Updated’ Audiobook Subscriptions
BookBeat is ditching an all-you-can-listen-to audiobook subscription in a major market and offering time-based options in six other countries.
Charlie Redmayne on Costs, Pricing, Sales in Book Publishing
From soaring costs to the competition of subscriptions: HarperCollins UK CEO Charlie Redmayne on the fundamentals at Frankfurt.
Wiley Announces a New Extension of Its Projekt DEAL Agreement
By year’s end, Wiley says, 28 percent of its journal portfolio will be fully open access. This is its fifth-year Projekt Deal extension.
Sweden’s Storytel Issues 8.8 Million Class B Shares
Storytel issues 8.8 million class B shares, worth approximately 400 million Swedish krona, with Finnish publisher Otava as one of its new shareholders.