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There is always something new to discover about the world’s largest content fair. Here is where you can find out more about current fair events and contests, as well as read relevant interviews with interesting people.

2019

  • 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.

  • Paul Sweeting RightsTechEurope

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    RightsTech Europe: Conference Interview with Paul Sweeting

    On 9-10 April 2019 in Frankfurt, the new RightsTech: Europe conference is set to explore rights management and monetisation in book publishing and media industries.

  • David Crotty

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    “What’s hot and cooking in scholarly publishing“?

    On Wednesday, 16 October 2019, starting at 8.30 am, the second micro-conference "Food for Thought with SSP and The Scholarly Kitchen" will take place. Trade visitors will learn about the latest trends in scholarly and academic publishing worldwide. Time for an interview with David Crotty, author at The Scholary Kitchen Blog.

  • Babylon Berlin

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    “…more than is possible in theatre or film”

    Under the heading “The second look: 32 comic adaptions from Babylon Berlin to Marcel Proust”, the Frankfurter Buchmesse is presenting a collection of this type of comic book, with a focus on Berlin, at its collective stands at book fairs abroad. Time for an interview with the curator.

2018

  • Campus Weekend

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    Campus Weekend

    The weekend for students at Frankfurter Buchmesse.

  • CEO Talk Frankfurter Buchmesse 2018

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    CEO Talk with John Sargent, CEO of Macmillan

    John Sargent, CEO of Macmillan, was featured at this year’s Frankfurt CEO Talk in the Frankfurt Pavilion at Frankfurter Buchmesse. He spoke about changing consumer habits and new international media competition around storytelling. You can watch the complete CEO Talk here.

  • Eröffnung Frankfurt Pavilion

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    Opening of the Frankfurt Pavilion with Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier

    In conversation with Croatian author Ivana Sajko, the recipient of this year’s International Literature Award – Haus der Kulturen der Welt, and Belgian writer Stefan Hertmans.

  • Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie auf der Eröffnungspressekonferenz der Frankfurter Buchmesse 2018

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    Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Speech Opening Press Conference Frankfurter Buchmesse 2018

    "It's time for men to read women" - watch the speech by renowned author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie at the Frankfurter Buchmesse Opening Press Conference.

  • Sprecherin Publishers Workshop Manila

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    Experience Africa and Asia at Frankfurter Buchmesse 2018

    Discover the new stages with the spotlight on Africa and Southeast Asia.

  • Banner für den Weltrekordversuch zu Harry Potter

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    Harry Potter world record attempt

    Germany chases the Harry Potter world record!
    Harry Potter is more than a hype. Even 20 years after the German-language volumes were published by Carlsen Verlag, the magical stories about Harry, Hermione and Ron are as lively as they were on the first day. It goes without saying that the 20th anniversary in Germany must be celebrated in a very special way and with a new world record!