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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.

  • News

    Statement by Frankfurter Buchmesse on the coronavirus

    Juergen Boos, Director of Frankfurter Buchmesse, about the current situation

2020

  • News

    Stay at home – and read a book

    What do you do for leisure in times of reduced contact and social distancing? We have an obvious recommendation – and a selection of our favorite titles.

  • Juergen Boos

    Interview

    The Human Factor

    It’s now an unavoidable question: What effect is the Covid-19 pandemic having on trade fairs and other major events? An interview with Juergen Boos, president of Frankfurter Buchmesse. This interview was first published in "Die Literarische Welt" on Saturday, 14 March 2020.

  • Regina Kammerer - Luchterhand Verlag and Juergen Boos

    Article

    Juergen Boos in conversation with Regina Kammerer

    Good literature challenges the reader, but it can also be entertaining, says Regina Kammerer, publisher at Luchterhand Verlag.

  • Joachim Kindler 2020

    News

    “Even more digital than it is now!”

    An interview with our colleague Joachim Kindler on the future of educational media, our Frankfurt EDU brand and learning via YouTube.

  • Hendrik Hellige

    News

    “Let’s please stop talking about youth media!”

    Everyone is talking about influencers and the “Greta generation”. Time for an interview with our colleague Hendrik Hellige. Together with his team, he is developing a new area for young target groups at Frankfurter Buchmesse.

  • News

    Statement by Frankfurter Buchmesse on the coronavirus

    Juergen Boos, Director of Frankfurter Buchmesse, about the current situation

  • Asli Erdogan 2020

    News

    Frankfurter Buchmesse and Litprom e.V. welcome acquittal of Aslı Erdoğan

    Turkish writer was acquitted of "terrorism" allegation by the Istanbul court.

  • Prof. Katharina Zweig

    News

    "The complexity of human decisions was underestimated.”

    What power do algorithms and artificial intelligence (AI) have over areas of life like education? In 2019, Prof Dr Katharina Zweig was our guest on the EduCouch at Frankfurter Buchmesse to discuss this topic. A university professor and head of the Algorithm Accountability Lab in the Department of Computer Science at TU Kaiserslautern research university, she is also author of the bestselling book on this subject: “Ein Algorithmus hat kein Taktgefühl” (“An Algorithm Has No Tact”) (Heyne, 2019). Time for an interview!

  • Tatjana Prenzel

    News

    “I think better with a pencil in my hand”

    In just a short time, Tatjana Prenzel has achieved something many people only dream of: seeing her illustrations appear in the New Yorker and the New York Times. The young Frankfurt-based artist talks about the importance of leaving things out of drawings and why she thinks better

  • Angela Cochran

    News

    "We seem to be at a moment when all eyes are on publishers to propose new models."

    Angela Cochran, Managing Director and Publisher at the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) on the future of scholarly publishing.