Germany's biggest annual book fair.
Where thousands of deals are made - and future trends are discussed. DW coverage of the "Frankfurter Buchmesse" is collated below.
The jury selected 20 titles from a total of 200 to compete for the most prestigious literary award in German-language publishing. On October 9, the best German-language novel will be revealed at the Frankfurt Book Fair.
Margaret Atwood's "political intuition" has been honored by the German Book Trade, with the publishing trade body awarding the Canadian author its annual peace prize. It will be presented at the Frankfurt Book Fair.
Publishing houses are trying to cash in on the fame of YouTube stars. But can an old-fashioned book enjoy the same success as a viral video?
First videos, now books: Publishers cash in on YouTubers. Apps, not maps: Bavaria goes digital to help Chinese tourists. And on Exit: Minimalist music video by Belgian visual artist Filip Sterckx.
Every October, the Frankfurt Book Fair showcases new reading material. We asked where you like to read most. Here’s where you can find out if you won a Kindle Oasis eReader.
A British special effects artist created a Batman suit that secured him a spot in the Guiness Book of World Records. Painter David Hockney at the Frankfurt Book Fair. And: 300 years of Chianti wine.
No one knows the publishing industry better than Felicitas von Lovenberg, literary critic and now manager of Piper publishing house. We met her at the Frankfurt Book Fair to discuss the ins and outs of the business.
This year's Frankfurt Book Fair has one and a half Guests of Honor – The Netherlands and the adjacent Belgian region Flanders. We visited the authors in Amsterdam and Antwerp.
A Frankfurt Book Fair special: we meet courageous authors and publishers and present fascinating books and award winners. And reflect on this year's Guest of Honor.
To mark the Frankfurt Book Fair, our KINO Special zooms in on literary film adaptations.
Virtual reality, apps and E-books are the digital trends at this year's Frankfurt Book Fair. German publishers are trying to keep up with competitors like Amazon.
At the Frankfurt Book Fair, our reporter Paul-Christian Britz has asked participants about the advantages and potential pitfalls for people who've jumped on the self-publishing wagon. Let's see what he found out for us.
The Frankfurt Book Fair held a heated debate on "Europe and Islam" with bestselling Turkish author Elif Shafak and Algerian novelist Boualem Sansal. The latter is deeply pessimistic.
Influential British artist David Hockney takes a look back at his career with a monograph entitled ‘A Bigger Book‘. The tome, featuring works from the last 60 years, was presented at the Frankfurt Book Fair.
David Hockney presents his new monograph ‘A Bigger Book‘ at the Frankfurt Book Fair, a German vintner who plays music to his wine. And: A photographer who captures Berlin places before they disappear.
Once charged with "insulting Turkishness," bestselling author Elif Shafak doesn't mince words. She tells DW why Turkey must stay close to the EU and why she is a linguistic "commuter."
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