The World Economic Forum’s 50th anniversary week of meetings at Davos included a session on international philanthropy’s support for sustainability goals.
Publishing veteran Daniel Kampa started Kampa Verlag last year and bought the rights to Olga Tokarczuk’s works—and this year, he’s managing multiple bestselling titles.
From Oslo, Helsinki, Paris, Mexico City, New York, Jerusalem, Zurich, and the Basque region’s San Sebastian, here are books being presented at Frankfurt.
Some fear that a summary can kill book sales, but Lucerne’s getAbstract for 20 years has created and distributed summaries in partnership with publishers.
Springer Nature says this is the first survey ‘dedicated to understanding the views of book authors on open access across all subjects and regions.’
The second ‘Bibliotopia’ weekend at Switzerland’s Jan Michalski Foundation features 14 authors in a consideration of freedom of expression and writers’ roles in society.
Using Libreka’s positioning in the German-language markets, Rakuten OverDrive opens a new partnership, as Germany’s Bookwire expands internationally and wins a Digital Publishing Award.
This year’s Festival Neue Literatur has asked participating writers to look at what memories mean in their work and in the world of their careers.
New York City’s Festival Neue Literatur reaches its first decade with a program set at five venues and featuring the work of contemporary German-language authors.
Another step in the fast-developing international visibility of the Polish author Olga Tokarczuk, the 50,000-franc Jan Michalski Prize.