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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.


  • Maya Kodes Portrait


    Interview: Yves St-Gelais about a holographic Popstar

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

  • Asli Erdogan


    “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


    "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


    Juergen 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


    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


    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


    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


    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.

  • David Crotty


    “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


    “…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.