Turning to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 70, Frankfurter Buchmesse is joining with the Börsenverein des Deutschen Buchhandels to create the #OnTheSamePage campaign.
The 2023 Frankfurt Book Fair, at its midway point, has announced a 20-percent jump in trade-visitor attendance.
Another instance of governmental incursion into the educational space: The Dominican Republic’s publishers hold a news conference.
Programming at Frankfurt Pavilion in October will feature issues in politics and publishing’s role in the protection of democracy.
‘We fully support Tsitsi in her appeal,’ says IPA’s Kristenn Einarsson. ‘Failing to do so would be to condemn all Zimbabweans to silence.’
In looking for ‘solutions and people who make a positive difference,’ Frankfurt this year is assembling speakers on challenge and change.
The ‘Create Your Revolution’ campaign is this year’s cooperative effort for Frankfurter Buchmesse with the United Nations.
‘Democracy thrives not on disputes, but rather on good arguments,’ say author-scholars Jan and Eleida Assmann in their acceptance speech in Frankfurt for the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade.
The Frankfurt Book Fair releases attendance numbers, and PP looks back at the week’s discussions of international book trends and political issues.
‘The abridgement of the rights of a single individual is a breach against each and every one of us,’ the Library of Alexandria’s Ismail Serageldin, for Frankfurt’s #OnTheSamePage campaign.