Africa has a larger presence in Frankfurt than ever this year, with a strong contingent of francophone publishers as part of the France Guest of Honor program.
With France as Guest of Honor at the Fair, the shortlist of the Prix Goncourt is announced at the Frankfurt Book Fair for the first time.
Agents shift their meetings from the hotels to the Literary Agents Center on Frankfurt Tuesday, and some literary agencies share their big books of the fair.
Before the crowds arrive at the Frankfurt Book Fair, we get a preview of the France Guest of Honor pavilion and what inspired this exhibition.
Selling well in France, controversial François Mitterand books, love letters for the former president’s mistress, are on offer to international publishers.
At the Frankfurt Book Fair’s Weltempfang stage, speakers came together on a potentially divisive question of modern European identity in literature.
At a Frankfurt briefing, journalist-in-exile Can Dündar calls on the Turkish government to support freedom of expression.
French publishers from Senegal, Guinea and Haiti discuss their distinct challenges.
The movement to hold Tuesday rights meetings on the Frankfurt Book Fair fairgrounds gains traction as fewer literary agents flock to the ‘Hof’ hotels.
‘When you are from semi-democracies you don’t have the luxury of being apolitical.’ A panel in London addresses publishing in a postcolonial era: London and New York are hardly the only hubs today.