Powerful testimony to literature’s importance—and the industry’s resilience—punctuate Frankfurter Buchmesse’s’ in-person opening.
At the opening press conference for the 73rd Frankfurt Book Fair, organizers said that this special edition of the world’s largest publishing trade show is a testament to the industry.
Calling Antje Rávik Strubel’s book literature ‘that opposes injustice and violence,’ the German Book Prize 2021 jury honors ‘Blaue Frau.’
While online sales have proved to be robust, city bookstores are challenged by urban areas described as ‘increasingly deserted.’
The Zimbabwean writer and filmmaker Tsitsi Dangarembga is to receive the 2021 Peace Prize of the German Book Trade for her work that examines ‘global questions of justice.’
The transition to vom Cleff’s leadership of Germany’s Börsenverein is scheduled for January 1, Alexander Skipis ending 15 years of service.
The world’s largest book publishing trade show has announced a modernization project for future iterations.
The world’s largest trade show registered 4,165 new buyers and sellers on its Frankfurt Rights platform, 2,388 on the B2B ‘matchmaking tool.’
Amid the necessity for the digital trade show, dignitaries applaud Frankfurt’s determination to keep the world industry in touch.
The trade show, while running this week in a digital format rather than physical, has 103 nations represented in registrations to date.
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