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2023

  • Reclam stand at Frankfurter Buchmesse 1968

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    75 Times true classics: "The volumes of our Universal library can be seen as part of our stand at the Fair - a very special symbiosis."

    Frankfurter Buchmesse is celebrating its 75th edition this year. Since the first edition of the fair, which took place in 1949 in Frankfurt's Paulskirche, Reclam Verlag has presented itself at the book fair in Frankfurt. The Reclam Verlag team celebrates this occasion with unique impressions and personal stories about Frankfurter Buchmesse.

  • Schnell-Steiner-Verlag-1962

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    75 Times: "Our emergency box", the publishing house Schnell & Steiner reveals in a multi-generational interview what no Frankfurter Buchmesse should be without.

    Frankfurter Buchmesse is celebrating its 75th edition this year. The publishing house Schnell & Steiner, together with twelve other publishers, is participating for the 75th time without missing a Frankfurter Buchmesse as an exhibitor. For this reason, we spoke to no less than two generations of the family-run publishing house: Publishers Albrecht Weiland (senior) and Felix Weiland (junior).

  • Felicitas von Lovenberg Piper Verlag

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    75 Times: "Carry on - and, as The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel would say, 'Tits up'!'"

    Frankfurter Buchmesse is celebrating its 75th edition this year. Together with twelve other publishers, Piper Verlag is participating for the 75th time without missing a Frankfurt Book Fair as an exhibitor. Piper publisher Felicitas von Lovenberg on personal memories and thoughts on the future tasks of Frankfurter Buchmesse.

  • Rushdie_Salman

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    75 Times: Author Salman Rushdie on Frankfurter Buchmesse as a place of democratic exchange

    Frankfurter Buchmesse is celebrating its 75th edition this year. Together with twelve other publishers, C. Bertelsmann is participating for the 75th time without missing a Frankfurt Book Fair as an exhibitor. For this reason, we talked to Salman Rushdie in an interview about his personal relationship with the Fair, Frankfurter Buchmesse as a place of democratic exchange and the personal significance of the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade for him.

  • Gebärdensprache

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    "We mediate not only between two languages, but also between two cultures"

    As a sign language interpreter, Katharina Nickel and her colleague Beate Neumann will once again be working for us at this year's Frankfurter Buchmesse and will be translating numerous events into sign language during the weekend of the fair. We wanted to find out more about the interpreting profession and her work at events.

  • Katja Stergar

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    Every book counts

    Slovenia is the Guest of Honour of the 75th Frankfurter Buchmesse (18-22 October 2023), showcasing its literature and culture under the motto “Honeycomb of Words”. The accompanying cultural programme in museums and other cultural institutions all over Germany has already started. At the moment the Slovenian Guest of Honour team is preparing Slovenia’s presentation at the book fair in October. We have been in touch with Katja Stergar, Director of the Slovenian Book Agency and head of the Guest of Honour project, and asked her to give us some insight into the current situation in Slovenia.

  • Orsi Fecske

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    “Eco? Yes, but…” Architect Orsi Fescke on sustainability in trade fair construction

    PR Manager Katrin Hage talks to Frankfurter Buchmesse stand builder Orsi Fescke and asks her about her job, her views on the topic of sustainability and the change in stand construction.

  • Filmteam2023

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    Book-to-Screen @ Frankfurter Buchmesse: "For many publishers, the rights business with production companies is unfamiliar territory"

    The topic of film and series adaptations has long played a special role for Frankfurter Buchmesse. Now the team for the topic of screen adaptations has been reorganised. In an interview, Birgit Fricke, Jenny Kühne and Niki Théron tell us what they would like to focus on and what visitors can expect in terms of the film theme at #fbm23.

  • América Gutiérrez Espinosa berichtet von der CONTEC Latin America 2023

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    Sharing Innovation at CONTEC Latin America

    Sustainability, translation and audiobooks on the Spanish-language market: the CONTEC meeting was held in Mexico City at the beginning of the July to share experiences and reflections from the context of Frankfurter Buchmesse with the Latin American region. At the lectures, discussion panels and workshops, 33 experts from different countries discussed. Journalist América Gutiérrez Espinosa summarised her findings for us.

  • Lars Birken-Bertsch klein

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    In the age of fandom

    In October, a new area will premiere at Frankfurter Buchmesse: "Meet the Author". Lars Birken-Bertsch, Director Strategic Project Development, Cooperations & Programme, explains what this is all about in a short interview.

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