The world’s controversies and struggles, say Frankfurt Book Fair organizers, are opportunities for the books industry to show the world the value of literature.
Beginning September 27, you can read English translations of excerpts from the six shortlisted German Book Prize titles at the ‘New Books in German’ site.
Ahead of Frankfurt Book Fair’s Guest of Honor focus this year on the French industry, a talk with Buchmesse’s Juergen Boos and Holger Volland.
In its 31st year, Buchmesse’s annual Rights Meeting on ‘Book Fair Tuesday’ focuses on Asian licensing, social media, and a burgening audio market.
From the Frankfurt Book Fair New York Editors Trip this summer, here are some of the hottest German children’s books you shouldn’t miss this year.
Watching Romanian youth leave for education elsewhere in Europe, Bucharest’s Grupal Editorial Art is teaming up with Stuttgart’s Klett Gruppe to raise educational standards at home.
On the European Commission’s geo-blocking regulations for ebooks, the Italian, Greek, French, and European publishing associations issue words of caution.
From Asymptote: ‘You are the consequence or the aggregate of your agreements,’ says Michael Hofmann in an exchange about life as a translator.
Viet Thanh Nguyen’s ‘The Sympathizer’ is an international success and Pulitzer winner, with rights sold around the world. And a sequel is in the works.
Running September 6 to 16, LiteraturFestival Berlin this year includes a children’s literature component with authors, illustrators, and scientists.