Italian publishers, with a newly named leadership committee, hail the new BookCity Milano study of books’ supremacy in cultural spending.
With a press corps of more than 7,000 journalists, the 75th Frankfurter Buchmesse adds a 30-percent boost in public attendance.
The European Parliament’s book-sector review names books and reading as “the second cultural activity” behind watching and listening.
Books lead expenditures made by young Germans on the new KulturPass, which has generated more than €3.2 million in revenue in two months.
The RISE Bookselling project with the EIBF assesses the value of Europe’s four ‘culture pass’ programs for young readers – and the industry.
Every fourth child leaves primary school in Germany without sufficient reading skills, per the Börsenverein’s report on the ‘IGLU’ analysis.
The EC’s first ‘Day of European Authors’ has been welcomed and co-organized in at least 27 European member-states, led by Brussels.
Scholastic’s 2023 World Read Aloud Day program has a new format, in which authors from 13 countries read aloud through the Storyvoice app.
The publishers and booksellers of Germany are calling for an urgent, coordinated ‘National Reading Plan’ to combat educational shortfalls.
The Umberto e Elisabetta Mauri ‘school of booksellers’ returns to Venice, with a live-streamed half-day conference available on January 27.