Present your content worldwide – with our collections.

If you want to present your books abroad then there's no more efficient format than our book collections.

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This is how you benefit from our international network:

  • We take care of the organisation, the publishers concentrate on their business.
  • The books are exhibited in over 20 countries.
  • The collections are presented to an international audience of experts at selected trade fairs.
  • The collections are sent to Frankfurter Buchmesse's offices abroad in China, India, the USA and Russia, as well as to their other trade fairs.
  • Our local colleagues put all interested parties in contact with German publishers.
  • The books will be given to German institutions abroad after the trade fairs.

Your books on the road around the world.

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The collection on a world tour.

Every year we organise book collections on current topics that attract attention across national borders - and provide an insight into German cultural and literary events.
The books are presented at the collective stands of German publishers at international book fairs - for trade visitors and private visitors alike.
After the trade fairs they are displayed in Goethe Institutes, libraries, German reading rooms and universities, while Frankfurter Buchmesse's international offices continue to present them all year round at various exhibition venues.

Dark Nights - Contemporary German Crime Fiction

German crime fiction is thriving.

German crime fiction is thriving.

Here, you`ll find everything from light-hearted regional detective stories to serious historical thrillers and gritty dystopian crime.

The Dawn of a New Age - 1968 in words and pictures

1968: 50 years after the turbulent revolts!

1968: 50 years after the turbulent revolts!

This collection sheds light on the origins, the events and the repercussions of the German student movement, and places it in an international context..

Pictures Become Books - The most beautiful exhibition catalogues of 2017

Photography, looted art, modernism, contemporary art and "100 years of Bauhaus".

Photography, looted art, modernism, contemporary art and "100 years of Bauhaus".

25 catalogues for current exhibitions show the broad diversity of the gallery scene in the German-speaking countries.

50 Books that travel

50 original German titles from 26 publishers and their English translations from 53 publishers in the United States, Great Britain and the Commonwealth.

50 original German titles from 26 publishers and their English translations from 53 publishers in the United States, Great Britain and the Commonwealth.

The selection showcases the broad spectrum of recent English translations of German novels, children's books and non-fiction. The collection was compiled jointly by "New Books in German" and the German Book Office, New York.

The Best German Book Design 25 titles from 20 publishers

Exemplary design, concept and workmanship.

Exemplary design, concept and workmanship.

A collection of titles honoured by the Stiftung Buchkunst. The best designed titles demonstrate the high quality of books "made in Germany".

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On the End of Loneliness - New literary releases

This year, the Literaturhaus München (Munich Literature House) curated our annual collection of literature, which is meant to serve as a guide to books worth reading and translating by German-language authors for anyone abroad interested in German contemporary literature.

This year, the Literaturhaus München (Munich Literature House) curated our annual collection of literature, which is meant to serve as a guide to books worth reading and translating by German-language authors for anyone abroad interested in German contemporary literature.

The catalogue, which provides descriptions of the individual titles as well as information regarding translation rights, also includes information about the activities of the Munich Literature House.

On Words and Liberty - Books about Freedom of Expression

Frankfurter Buchmesse’s book collection “On Words and Liberty” should be seen as an appeal to promote the achievement of freedom of speech and opinion around the world.

Frankfurter Buchmesse’s book collection “On Words and Liberty” should be seen as an appeal to promote the achievement of freedom of speech and opinion around the world.

Freedom of speech and opinion is not a luxury item for industrialised countries of the West. It is the very foundation of the concept of the state.

Karl Marx and the Critique of Modern Society

No German author of the past 200 years has been as internationally renowned and influential as Karl Marx.

No German author of the past 200 years has been as internationally renowned and influential as Karl Marx.

In 2013, the “Communist Manifesto” and the first volume of “Capital” were included in the UNESCO Memory of the World Register. 2017 marks the 150th anniversary of the release of the first volume of “Capital” and 2018 the 200th anniversary of Karl Marx’s birth. These two anniversaries provide the occasion to present a book collection with more recent contributions on the life, work and impact of Karl Marx.

This Tree's Leaf - Nature Experiences of German Authors

"Nature Writing" – experiencing and exploring nature and sharing one’s impressions and thoughts with an empathic audience of readers and listeners – is also a tradition in German-speaking regions.

"Nature Writing" – experiencing and exploring nature and sharing one’s impressions and thoughts with an empathic audience of readers and listeners – is also a tradition in German-speaking regions.

Goethe, Humboldt and Forster – a few classic examples whose influence reaches far beyond Germany’s borders – are proof of this. Recently, the publisher Verlag Matthes & Seitz in particular has taken up this “green thread” of taking pleasure in and examining nature, contributing 20 elegantly designed books to the 61 titles from 31 publishing houses.

In a nutshell:

Our book collections are the most efficient way to present your books abroad.