Announcing RISE Bookselling

We're excited to announce a new training and network programme for booksellers and the wider bookselling industry   

European and International booksellers stand in solidarity with Ukraine

We have watched in horror the death and destruction arising in recent days in Ukraine, following the Russian military invasion. This act of unprovoked violence on a sovereign country threatens the peace, stability and freedom that underpin the democratic process and development.   

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

The European & International Booksellers Federation is against the use of closed generic TLD by commercial entities

The European and International Booksellers Federation, EIBF, represents Booksellers Associations in the European Union and in the world.

Platform Statement on strong budget for Creative Europe

The European Platform on the potential of Cultural and Creative Industries advocates for a strong budget for Creative Europe

EBF CONTRIBUTION TO THE CONSULTATION REVIEW OF EXISTING LEGISLATION ON VAT REDUCED RATES

The full contribution can be found in attachment. 

EBF AND FEP JOINT STATEMENT FOR ROUND TABLE ON E-BOOKS WITH VICE-PRESIDENT NEELIE KROES ON 26 JUNE

The European book sector is the first cultural industry in Europe with an estimated turnover of 40 billion euros(i). The European book sector employs several hundreds of thousands of highly skilled European citizens. Most of multinational book publishing companies are Europe-based.