This exchange program, coordinated by the Börsenverein, brings together organizations in Germany and Ukraine to promote the book industry.
The German book market faces a perplexing set of circumstances, resulting in an overall performance down -1.9 percent in 2022.
Every fourth child leaves primary school in Germany without sufficient reading skills, per the Börsenverein’s report on the ‘IGLU’ analysis.
Laying out the Börsenverein’s complicity 90 years ago, Germany’s publishers and booksellers commemorate the bonfires of ‘un-German’ books.
The Börsenverein and Libri.Campus will lead a May 11–12 program with new data showing that young consumers, 16 to 29 years old, are buying more books.
‘The preservation of democratic values is becoming an urgent concern’: Partnerships expand for Germany’s Freedom of Speech Week.
This nationwide and international campaign for freedom of expression was instigated in 2021 by the Börsenverein.
The publishers and booksellers of Germany are calling for an urgent, coordinated ‘National Reading Plan’ to combat educational shortfalls.
‘Books and reading are absolutely indispensable to our European democracy,’ Ricardo Levi says on taking the federation’s presidency.
The Ukrainian president made the case in his Frankfurt Book Fair address that culture, like life, is under fire under the Russian assault.