A personal perspective on bookselling and reading in Africa

In a guest blog post, Lily Nyariki, bookseller and a Focal Point On Book And Learning Materials at ADEA, shares her experience on bookselling and reading in Africa   

European Union Prize for Literature announces the 2022 nominees

The European Union Prize for Literature (EUPL) recognises emerging fiction writers from the European Union and beyond.

EIBF Co-President Fabian Paagman to participate in a conference on the future of books in Europe

The event is organized within the scope of the French presidency of the Council of the European Union  

Meet the bookseller: Nic Bottomley

In the second post from the ‘Booksellers revealed’ series, get to know bookseller Nic Bottomley from Mr B's Emporium of Reading Delights

New edition of EIBF Insights

Winter 2022 edition of EIBF Insights now available Welcome to a new edition of EIBF Insights, our quarterly newsletter dedicated to sharing news from the EIBF world and the wider bookselling industry. 

EIBF: The voice of booksellers

The European and International Booksellers Federation is excited to reveal new logo and branding, highlighting the organisation’s commitment to its members and the sector 


The EIBF regards with horror the unspeakable attack perpetrated against Charlie Hebdo in Paris.

EBF, FEP et EWC publient un Manifeste en vue des élections européennes de 2014

Les livres font circuler les idées, nourrissent l’esprit et favorisent la liberté d’expression. Les citoyens

EWC, EBF and FEP publish a book manifesto for the European elections 2014


Licences for Europe- Stakeholders Dialogue, Final Plenary Session

Joint Statement by the European Booksellers Federation, the European Publishers Council, the European Writers Council, the Federation of European Publishers & the International Association of Scientific, Technical & Medical Publishers

On the interoperability of e-books formats

The study was conducted by Professor Christoph Bläsi and Professor Franz Rothlauf of  Johannes Gutenberg University, who said: “There is no technical or functional reason not to use and establish EPUB 3 as an/the interoperable (open) ebook format standard.