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 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.
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.
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.