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 personalized novel, customized for a specific person, is a trend at the Frankfurt Book Fair. A number of startups in Germany offer the service that makes you, or someone you know, a character in a book. We visited PersonalNovel in Munich.
The investigation into the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi, a Washington Post contributor who hasn't been seen since he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2, continues. A recent survey in Germany showed 60 percent of writers believe freedom of expression is under threat, with attacks on writers on the rise. DW spoke with author Zoe Beck at the Frankfurt Book Fair to find out more.