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The 75th Frankfurter Buchmesse took place from 18 - 22 October 2023

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And the story goes on: For the 75th time, Frankfurter Buchmesse opened its doors in October to celebrate exciting stories and their authors. This year’s Guest of Honour, Slovenia, presented itself not only as an attractive destination for travel, but also a country with a long-standing literary tradition. Cultural-political debates again took place in the Frankfurt Pavilion on the Agora, which has received multiple awards for its architecture. Frankfurter Buchmesse is your place to gain valuable industry insights from top-class publishing experts as part of our professional programme at Frankfurt Studio and many other venues. All read round you can experience the Frankfurt Factor online: Network with publishing professionals worldwide and learn more about the latest trends in publishing at The Hof and our Masterclasses.

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Concluding Press Release #fbm23

The meeting place of the international publishing industry proves its unique position and is defined by committed political discourse.

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Guest of Honour 2024: benvenuta, Italia!

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75 years, 75 stories: Discover the people behind the Frankfurter Buchmesse

Bring the story of 75 years of Frankfurter Buchmesse to life. In the form of videos, interviews and audio files, you will gain insights into the most beautiful and entertaining moments of the 75 narrators - from bestselling authors to booksellers, publishing house and fair employees to visitors. We hope you enjoy exploring them!

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The history of Frankfurter Buchmesse since 1949

Take a trip with us down memory lane: seven decades of great stories, political events, valuable connections and countless stars.

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