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2019

  • Bruno Mendes, coisadelivreiro, Business Club Ambassador 2017

    Interview

    Business Club Ambassador Interview with Bruno Mendes

    Bruno Mendes ist the founder of the Brazilian company # coisadelivreiro®. In this interview, he shares his experience as Business Club Ambassador at Frankfurter Buchmesse in 2017.

  • Jo Nesbo Buchvover Messer

    Interview

    "Ein Lonely Wolf mit Herz"

    Katrin Fieber is editor at Ullstein Verlag and looks after Jo Nesbø from the very beginning and has become a big fan of his novels. His latest Harry Hole thriller describes her as "the most exciting thing I've read in a long time."

  • Maya Kodes Portrait

    Interview

    Maya Kodes: The Magic of Holography

    Meet Maya Kodes a digital code from cyberspace that came into the world.

  • Asli Erdogan

    News

    “A human being is an animal capable of finding hope in despair”

    The Turkish writer Aslı Erdoğan has been living in Germany for two years now. In her home country she was in detention for 132 days in 2016. With her poetic work "The Stone Building and Other Places" (City Lights Books) about the infamous Istanbul prison Sansaryan Han she seeks words for the trauma.

  • Annette Hess_ Silvia Medina

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    "It’s more important than ever not to ease up on the culture of remembrance".

    Annette Hess, along with seven other authors, will travel to Turin for the 32nd Salone Internazionale del Libro (9-13 May) to present her novel "Deutsches Haus", the rights of which have already been sold in over 20 countries. In the interview she talks about the reappraisal of one's own history, the challenge of an adequate translation, and the impact of her book abroad.

  • Landgrebe/ Boos

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    Jürgen Boos in Conversation with Jonathan Landgrebe

    Jonathan Landgrebe has been a publisher with Suhrkamp since 2015. In conversation with the Director of Frankfurter Buchmesse, Jürgen Boos, he explains what Suhrkamp stands for today.

  • 4150-Kids-Frau liest Kind vor

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    Frankfurt Kids 2019: win an additional free presence!

    Win one of three free spaces at Frankfurter Buchmesse’s International Children’s Book Centre FRANKFURT KIDS – Foyer 5.1/6.1. You’ll enjoy all the advantages of having a central location between the international halls.

  • Mary Ellen Bates

    News

    AI will be the transformative technology of the 2020s

    Information Professional Mary Ellen Bates on the unpredictable consequences and benefits of the new technology

  • Frankfurter Buchmesse - Future Frankfurt: Unser Weg in die Zukunft

    Interview

    Frankfurter Buchmesse: A Look into the Future

    In this interview the Director of the Frankfurter Buchmesse, Juergen Boos, and its Vice President Marketing & Communications, Katja Böhne, answer some questions about the book fair’s “Future Frankfurt” concept and what it holds in store for exhibitors and visitors.

  • Taipeh Pressefotos Deutscher Stand 2

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    TIBE 2019: "German Stories" in Taipei

    Germany was Guest of Honour at the Taipei International Book Exhibition. The German collective stand explored literary highlights, as well as socio-political and book trade themes. 13 German writers presented their works with Taiwanese authors at the fair. See some impressions here.