At this year's Frankfurt book fair, books on the most recent financial crisis are on display. A number of authors are presenting books which question the drive for growth at any cost. DW looks at a few authors.
The German academic duo have been selected for cultural writings that have promoted "sustainable peace and understanding among the peoples of the world." They will be receiving the award at the Frankfurt Book Fair.
Like no other place on earth, the world's largest book fair is home to a marketplace of ideas and worldviews. Nowhere else are ideas so discussed and debated, gaining relevance, writes DW's Jochen Kürten.
France overlooks its lower class, Edouard Louis tells DW. The literary star defies his country's elites and social taboos with his autobiographical novels, including his latest, History of Violence — now out in English.
Margaret Atwood is one of the most influential authors of our time. The German Booksellers' Peace Prize, awarded at the Frankfurt Book Fair, recognizes the Canadian writer's strong voice against repression.
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