Titles with rights sales to report in our roundup come from Finland, Turkey, Russia, the United Kingdom, the United States, Germany, and Spain.
The decision on Oktoberfest in Munich brings into question Frankfurter Buchmesse may proceed. The trade show’s organizers hope to have news by mid-June.
Five titles translated from German to English are up for the Wolff Prize. And ‘I Value Canadian Stories’ examines the nature of the content.
While the COVID-19 has sent the publisher’s staffers to their home offices, Olga Tokarczuk’s Nobel win still pushes the team to introduce emerging voices.
Frankfurter Buchmesse opens Frankfurt Audio submissions and the UK’s International Booker Prize postpones its winner announcement.
Subscribers to audiobook subscription platform BookBeat are growing during the coronavirus pandemic, with bestsellers and well-known authors performing best.
Publishing conference Readmagine is organizing a digital approach for 2020, as Frankfurt allows publishers more time on BookFest concepts.
Exemplary among many markets for its early testing and responsible distancing regulations, Germany looks will let bookstores begin reopening Monday.
The translations commissioned as part of this year’s Festival Neue Literatur are available, even as the 2020 iteration of the event is canceled.
Berlin’s Hatje Cantz is using the pandemic’s restrictions to explore art and its books, and New York’s MoMA offers educators’s tools to parents.