EAGERLY AWAITED BY BIBLIOPHILES AND MEMBERS OF THE PUBLISHING INDUSTRY, THE FRANKFURT BOOK FAIR IS IN ITS 32ND YEAR.
The world’s largest book fair, Frankfurt Book Fair is taking place this year October 9 to 13. Attended by thousands of publishing companies, the fair is open only to publishing professionals for the first three days but will be open to the general public on the last two. Some 280,000 visitors come to this fair, where an average of 7,000 people exhibit their products and meet new business partners every year. Brazil is this year’s guest of honor at the fair, and a special literary program and exhibition space are being created for the country.