In den Debatten um die Verleihung des Nobel Preises an Peter Handke haben insbesondere dessen Jünger vom Beginn der Polemiken an ein Ausrufezeichen gesetzt: Man müsse Handke nur lesen! „Hören Sie mich an.“ Dieser Satz aus Peter Handkes Buch „Langsame Heimkehr“ von 1979 war wenigstens für mich der titelgebende Schlüssel, als ich 1984 einen ausführlichen […]

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How is the position of translated literary fiction evolving as compared to literature in general? How are diverse linguistic communities finding their respective audiences, especially by comparison to a globalized culture with English as a predominant lingua franca? And how successful are sponsors of various forms of support to translated literature in the aim of […]

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A long list of outstanding speakers has been announced for the Publishers’ Forum which is to open in Berlin in just two months. The ambition is to combine strategic outlooks for an industry in full transformation, with hands-on practical advice in key challenges ranging from investment strategies, to strategic IT decisions, to how publishing houses […]

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