The Frankfurter Buchmesse 2020 made positive indication that plans are still in place for the 2020 fair to proceed as scheduled for October 14th-18th. In a statement regarding COVID-19, they are continuing to closely monitor the situation and remain in contact with all international organisers with respect to developments as they occur.
Book recommendations – #StayAtHomeReadABook
The Frankfurter Buchmesse newsletter (Issue no.3 / 2020) published today offers key information regarding the fair and a range of online content inc. reading recommendations from the FBM team via a new Instagram campaign #StayAtHomeReadABook. Follow Instagram account @buchmesse, for their favourite books and must-reads.
Interview – Why Book Fairs Are Crucial
After the cancellation of the 2020 London Book Fair this month, along with Paris, Bologna, Warsaw, Abu Dhabi, Taipei and Leipzig, no doubt there will be an increased need and interest in its larger German counterpart this autumn.
Read the brilliant interview with Director of Frankfurt Book Fair, Juergen Boos, on the role of Book Fairs for the industry and why it is important to be there.
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