The 50,000-franc Jan Michalski Prize-winner is Taina Tervonen’s ‘The Gravediggers,’ called by jurors ‘an incredibly powerful book.’
The business of the book takes centerstage at Frankfurt, but it’s those gleams of artistry, even fleeting, that finally compel rights sales.
Here’s news of Frankfurt, Ukraine’s Andrey Kurkov, and rights sales in this Roundup from Switzerland, Sweden, Spain, France, and Norway.
‘Access to the girlfriends’: ‘Loving Highsmith’ by filmmaker Eva Vitija offers a new glimpse of the elusive author Patricia Highsmith.
Titles in this children’s Rights Roundup originally were published in Spain, Finland, the United Kingdom, Turkey, India, and Switzerland.
‘Pooling our energies even more to focus on audio,’ Bookwire announces a restructured unit for audiobooks and podcasting.
‘Combining social and political contemporary history with a family portrait,’ Stephan Malinowski wins the German Nonfiction Prize.
In a pilot program with Bookwire’s Creatokia, the Börsenverein offers NFTs related to the German Nonfiction Prize.
All told, the German Nonfiction Prize awards a total €42,500 to its winner and to the remaining seven shortlistees.
Interview: ‘The Female Publisher’s’ Anne Friebel says that she and co-founder Josefine Podei have created the network they saw was needed.