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2019

  • Monica Hoh

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    “Libraries are facing a lot of changes”

    Each spring, our partner in Frankfurt Academic, the Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) awards 12 students and early-career professionals with a highly competitive Fellowship. One of the student fellows is Monica Hoh, a current Library and Information Science student at the University of Illinois. As SSP Ambassador, she has also received a Business & Conferences Ticket for her first visit to the Frankfurter Buchmesse.

  • Martina Wolff Carassco Interview

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    “The future of education is post-digital.”

    Our colleague Martina Wolff-Carrasco talks about the education community at Frankfurter Buchmesse (16–20 October 2019) and reveals how, thanks to digitalisation, education is putting the focus back on human beings.

  • Lars Birken Bertsch Interview Frankfurt Authors

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    “It’s all no longer linear, but ‘cross’.”

    Our colleague Lars Birken-Bertsch presents the new Frankfurt Authors area and explains how writing and publishing are changing in the 21st century in passing.

  • Der Frankfurt Buchmesse Film Award

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    Film Award: Seeking the best illustrated books on film

    This year, Frankfurter Buchmesse and the MGIP Motovun Group of International Publishers are once again awarding a prize for the “Best Illustrated Book on Film”. 

  • Verleihung des Buchmesse Film Awards

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    Film Awards: Call for Entries has started

    The red carpet will once again be rolled out this year: For the second time, Frankfurter Buchmesse (16-20 October 2019) will award the Frankfurter Buchmesse Film Awards.

  • Bruno Mendes, coisadelivreiro, Business Club Ambassador 2017

    Interview

    Business Club Ambassador interview with Bruno Mendes

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

  • Jo Nesbo Buchvover Messer

    Interview

    "A lonely Wolf with a Heart"

    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

    Interview: Yves St-Gelais about a holographic Popstar

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

  • Asli Erdogan

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    “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.