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The highlight of every book lover's year: the weekend at Frankfurter Buchmesse.

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Each visit will be a novel in its own right

If you have visited Frankfurter Buchmesse before, you know it; and if you are planning your first visit, you can be sure: You will be delighted. The abundance of authors, books, events and celebrities is second to none. Meet your favorite authors, discover tomorrow's bestsellers, and enjoy the thrilling atmosphere of creativity.

Frankfurter Buchmesse is more than just books


Hjertelig velkommen, Norge!

Norway is 2019 the Guest of Honour of Frankfurter Buchmesse – the land of big Literature: from the classics of Henrik Ibsen to the modern best-sellers of Jo Nesbø. We very much look forward to experiencing the literature from Europe's far north. Join us on a tour of discovery.


Cosplay fans meet every year at the Frankfurter Buchmesse.


Frankfurter Buchmesse's “Freundeskreis” offers a ticket with exclusive advantages.


This is where Frankfurter Buchmesse turns into a kind of festival.

Bücher auf der Frankfurter Buchmesse

New: you can now buy books all weekend long!

Starting in 2019 – for the first time ever – you can also buy books on the Saturday at the Frankfurter Buchmesse! For the entire weekend, many exhibitors will both present and sell a wide range of inspiring thriller, fantasy, romance, and non-fiction books.


Information: Books have fixed retail prices. This ensures that you pay the same price everywhere – regardless if you buy it in a small bookshop, a big book store, on the internet or at the Frankfurter Buchmesse.

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Frankfurter Buchmesse 2018

Die Buchmesse in 282 Sekunden

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