With a press corps of more than 7,000 journalists, the 75th Frankfurter Buchmesse adds a 30-percent boost in public attendance.
The 2023 Frankfurt Book Fair, at its midway point, has announced a 20-percent jump in trade-visitor attendance.
The author Salman Rushdie is in Frankfurt as the recipient to receive the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade from the Börsenverein.
In one of his first in-person appearances since he was attacked in 2022, Salman Rushdie is to speak at Frankfurt Book Fair’s Literature Gala.
Frankfurt Book Fair’s one-month-preview news conference emphasized the show’s programming in ‘politics, philosophy, and poetry.’
Programming at Frankfurt Pavilion in October will feature issues in politics and publishing’s role in the protection of democracy.
The author and essayist Daniel Kehlmann will give the laudation on Frankfurter Buchmesse’s final day, for Salman Rushdie’s award.
Salman Rushdie is to be honored in Frankfurt with the German book trade’s Peace Prize on October 22, for ‘his indomitable spirit.’
As nominations open for the 2023 German Book Trade Peace Prize, the program joins in the ‘Winter Aid for Ukraine’ campaign.
‘We fully support Tsitsi in her appeal,’ says IPA’s Kristenn Einarsson. ‘Failing to do so would be to condemn all Zimbabweans to silence.’