News that Joerg Pfuhl plans to step down as CEO of Holtzbrinck prompts reflection from Rüdiger Wischenbart on Pfuhl’s stance in the book industry.
Leadership at Holtzbrinck’s Rowohlt in Germany goes to Nicola Bartels as PRH USA’s Madeline McIntosh names Maya Mavjee and Reagan Arthur at Knopf.
Longtime publisher of S. Fischer Verlag and patron of German literature, Monika Schoeller leaves behind a remarkable legacy in German book publishing
Having started with S. Fischer, Holzbrinck now has added its other publishing divisions to the IPR License Instant Permissions system.
One of Germany’s major publishers offers two platforms to self-published authors—and one of them leads toward the traditional industry, not away from it.
Epubli, the Holtzbrinck-owned German self-publishing platform, reflects on its methods and motivations for running a book prize suitable for the 21st century.
In Germany old publishing habits die hard. But the country’s burgeoning self-publishing industry is challenging the status quo.
• Dr. Eva Schweitzer, once a New York correspondent for German newspapers, decided to start her own publishing company focused on books from and about Berlin. • Using technology, a DIY attitude, and her ever-expanding network of contacts, Schweitzer will launch her company on November 11, 2010. By Dr. Eva C. Schweitzer NEW YORK: And this is how I became …
By Siobhan O’Leary German media giants Bertelsmann and Holtzbrinck are teaming up to create an online direct to consumer e-book distribution platform focused on German-language e-books from their own programs, as well as from third parties. According to The Bookseller, the partners have not yet announced a launch date but have submitted paperwork to the European Commission in Brussels for …
By Siobhan O’Leary The Holtzbrinck Group, including the publishers Droemer Knaur, Fischer, Kiepenheuer & Witsch and Rowohlt, has announced that it will enter the e-book market — starting with around 800 titles (with plans to reach 1500 titles by the end of the year). According to the Boersenblatt, Holtzbrinck has thus far concluded agreements with Internet book retailer Buecher.de and …