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Geisteswissenschaften International: Valerie Hänsch erhält Sonderpreis für Publikation „Vertreibung und Widerstand im sudanesischen Niltal"

Preis zur Förderung herausragender geistes- und sozialwissenschaftlicher Publikationen an Valerie Hänsch / Förderung für insgesamt 22 geisteswissenschaftliche Werke


German Book Prize 2021: 125 publishers submit 197 novels

More submissions and participating publishers than ever before / Knut Cordsen is appointed speaker of the jury

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Peter Kraus vom Cleff to become new Managing Director of the Börsenverein

Peter Kraus vom Cleff (53) will become the new Managing Director of the Börsenvereins des Deutschen Buchhandels (German Publishers and Booksellers Association) as of 1 January 2022.


German Non-Fiction Prize 2021: Jury nominates eight non-fiction books

Nominations announced / 240 titles were in the running / First awards ceremony to be held on 14 June 2021 at the Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss (Humboldt Forum in the Berlin Palace)


#sachbuchpreisbloggen: Blogger*innen stellen Titel des Deutschen Sachbuchpreises vor

Blogger*innen präsentieren die Nominierten auf den Kanälen des Deutschen Sachbuchpreises / Vorstellung der Blogger*innen ab 4. März 2021 / Hashtag #sachbuchpreisbloggen


CONTENTshift accelerator: Seeking startups with creative ideas related to books

Sponsorship programme brings startups, experts and investors together / The application process for the coaching is now open for startup founders from both Germany and abroad to present their business models


German Book Prize 2021: Meet the jury

Seven jury members selected / Publishers may submit titles until 26 March 2021 / Call for submissions at


Attacks on the book sector in Belarus: “The state must cease the persecution of critical voices and allow for public debate”

For several weeks now, the Belarusian government has been stepping up its crackdown on criticism being voiced by the cultural and book sectors. The Interest Group for Freedom of Expression calls on those in power in Belarus to allow a democratic debate.


German Non-Fiction Prize 2021: Publishers submit 220 titles

135 publishers from Germany, Austria and Switzerland submit non-fiction titles / Dr Kia Vahland is jury spokesperson / Awards ceremony on 14 June 2021


Book Market 2020: Second shutdown weighs heavily on book trade’s year-end results

Revenue decline of 2.3 per cent across central sales channels, Business in physical bookstores closes the year with a minus of 8.7 per cent / 14th December had the highest sales, two days before renewed store closures