German and French book trades issue impassioned plea for government support

Germany and France have called on policy-makers in their respective governments in Berlin and Paris as well as in Brussels for sustainable policies to promote books in the digital age. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Auma Obama To Give the German Book Trade Peace Prize Lecture

The sociologist and activist Auma Obama gives the October address as Tsitsi Dangarembga wins the German Book Trade Peace Prize. The post Auma Obama To Give the German Book Trade Peace Prize Lecture appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-08-30 13:05:41 UTC ]
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Zimbabwe’s Tsitsi Dangarembga Wins German Book Trade Peace Prize

The Zimbabwean writer and filmmaker Tsitsi Dangarembga is to receive the 2021 Peace Prize of the German Book Trade for her work that examines 'global questions of justice.' The post Zimbabwe’s Tsitsi Dangarembga Wins German Book Trade Peace Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-06-21 18:39:48 UTC ]
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French book trade recovering from Covid-19 lockdown

The French book trade is picking up from its two months of Covid-19 lockdown much better than expected. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-29 11:42:21 UTC ]
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IPA calls on global government stimulus to help book trade

The International Publishers Association (IPA) has called on world governments to help the global book trade using economic stimulus packages during the coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-23 11:28:36 UTC ]
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Brazilian Photographer Sebastião Salgado Wins German Book Trade Peace Prize

During the Berlin Book Days events this week, the Börsenverein has praised Salgado for 'raising worldwide awareness for the fate of laborers and migrants as well as for the living conditions of indigenous peoples.' The post Brazilian Photographer Sebastião Salgado Wins German Book Trade Peace... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-18 13:44:39 UTC ]
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German book trade's Christmas saved by last-minute high street surge

Germany’s book market narrowly avoided another major disappointment when a last-minute surge in the high street before Christmas pushed sales marginally ahead of 2017. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Aleida and Jan Assmann Given German Book Trade Peace Prize in Frankfurt

'Democracy thrives not on disputes, but rather on good arguments,' say author-scholars Jan and Eleida Assmann in their acceptance speech in Frankfurt for the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade. The post Aleida and Jan Assmann Given German Book Trade Peace Prize in Frankfurt appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Aleida and Jan Assmann To Receive the 2018 Peace Prize of the German Book Trade

The husband-wife team of Aleida and Jan Assmann, both authors and researchers, are known for their work in "cultural memory" and its contrast in many instances to individual experience and recollection in society. The post Aleida and Jan Assmann To Receive the 2018 Peace Prize of the German Book... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Abu Dhabi International Book Fair Includes 25 Translations from French, English, and German

With 1,350 exhibitors on tap and more than 800 sessions and events planned for visitors, the 28th iteration of  the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair is expected to showcase some 500,000 titles and to introduce the Kalima Translation Project's latest volumes. The post Abu Dhabi International... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair: Booming Business for Trade Visitors, Reflections of German Politics Play Out

Publishers and agents report positive meetings and rights sales, and Frankfurt responds to political disputes by reaffirming its commitment to freedom of expression. The post Frankfurt Book Fair: Booming Business for Trade Visitors, Reflections of German Politics Play Out appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-10-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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German Book Trade’s Peace Prize Goes to Canada’s Margaret Atwood

During Frankfurt Book Fair, Germany's publishers and booksellers will honor Margaret Atwood as 'one of the most important storytellers of our era.' The post German Book Trade’s Peace Prize Goes to Canada’s Margaret Atwood appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-06-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lib Dems receive surge in support from book trade

The Liberal Democrats have received a surge in support from the book trade ahead of the general election on 8th June thanks to the party’s clear stance against Brexit, according to a survey conducted by The Bookseller. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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German book trade calls for Turkey action

The German Publishers and Booksellers Association has joined with freedom of speech organisations to launch an online petition calling on the German government and EU Commission to make an “uncompromising commitment” to freedom of expression in Turkey. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The German Book Trade’s Peace Prize 2016 Goes to Carolin Emcke

Lauded for work that exposes 'how violence, hatred and speechlessness can change people,' journalist and author Carolin Emcke's Friedenspreis honors her work "in an era in which political, religious and cultural conflicts often leave no room for dialogue.' The post The German Book Trade’s Peace... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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French book trade 'will not give in to barbarity'

The French Publishers Association (Syndicat National de l’Edition, SNE) has expressed its "deep sadness, support and solidarity with the families and colleagues" of the two young editors who died in the terrorist attack at the Bataclan concert hall on Friday. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Navid Kermani Receives Peace Prize from German Book Trade

Navid Kermani, whose work explores Islam, the Middle East, and Christian-Muslim dialogue, was awarded the 2015 Peace Prize of the German Book Trade. The post Navid Kermani Receives Peace Prize from German Book Trade appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-10-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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German Book Trade Says #RefugeesWelcome

As the refugee crisis continues and the number of refugees coming into Europe rises, the German book trade has responded with offers of help. The post German Book Trade Says #RefugeesWelcome appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-09-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Navid Kermani to Receive 2015 Peace Prize of the German Book Trade

German author and Middle East expert, Navid Kermani, will receive the 2015 Peace Prize of the German Book Trade for his writing and political activism. The post Navid Kermani to Receive 2015 Peace Prize of the German Book Trade appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade supports Harris on TV books

There has been an outpouring of support in the trade for Robert Harris's public call for a dedicated BBC TV books programme. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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