Guide to the Frankfurt Book Fair 2020


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Key News on the 2020 Frankfurt Book Fair


  • Frankfurt Opening Ceremony: Hope and Congratulations

    Amid the virus-driven necessity for the digital trade show, dignitaries applaud Frankfurt’s determination to keep the world industry in touch–and to return to a full-fledged fair in the future.

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  • Frankfurt’s ARD Stage: Audience Canceled Amid Rising COVID-19 Rates in Germany

    Germany’s coronavirus COVID-19 caseload rapidly expands, Frankfurter Buchmesse—on its opening day—eliminates an already limited physical audience presence at several events.

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  • German Book Prize 2020 Goes to ‘Heroine’ Author Anne Weber

    The 2020 German Book Prize was awarded to Anne Weber for her ‘breathtaking’ and ‘epic’ biography of Anne Beaumanoir, published by Matthes & Seitz in Berlin.

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