Eastern Europe and Russia were in the spotlight at the start of Frankfurt Rights Meeting this year.
A new study finds that Romanian publishers have increased book sales by releasing Romanian translations of foreign books parallel to launches in other key markets.
When the five startups chosen for this year’s ContentShift program in Germany pitch their respective offers at Frankfurter Buchmesse, they’ll have been given three months of accelerator attention and support.
Facing what he calls Romania’s ‘extremely shameful record’ in literacy and book culture, Bucharest MP Ovidiu Raeţchi is talking up his ‘Pact for Books’ aimed at boosting book sales.
Named for Mexican novelist and diplomat Jaime Torres Bodet, UNESCO’s honor recognizes a Cuban institution’s presence in literature and the arts; and in Bucharest, a French bookselling success.
Private publishers could be shut out of Romania’s schoolbook market in a new law that would name a single textbook publisher for the country.
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.
Online retailer Elefant.ro dominates Romania’s online book and ebook sales. Now, the company has plans to expand to other regional markets.
In honor of his body of work focusing on individual destiny in extreme situations, Manea is the first Romanian to win Guadalajara International Book Fair’s annual $150,000 award.
A law in Romania allows prisoners who publish books to cut months off their sentences. Several imprisoned politicians and businessmen have taken advantage.