Review and Outlook the Frankfurt book fair 2011 is over, but Bibliophiles can look forward already to next year. The news portal news.de sums up the days of the fair. In the fair, it attracts many bookworms to Frankfurt am Main. There, one of the largest and most important book fairs in the world takes place every autumn with approximately 300,000 visitors. Books new releases provide the biggest stir. This year’s guest country also aroused great interest.
Iceland has a rich literary tradition. Read joyful Icelanders to buy an average eight books per year and the number of writers is also exceptionally high. Every year, there are about 1,500 new releases in the country of just 320,000 inhabitants. Next year New Zealand will be guest of honour at the Frankfurt book fair. Of course also works by German authors were presented at the book fair, these included, for example, lap prayers”by Charlotte Roche and the subtle difference” by Philipp Lahm. As well presented were Vladimir Kaminers from Germany with love”and the labyrinth of dreaming books” by Walter Moers. Eugen Ruge won the German Book Prize with his novel in times of diminishing light”.
The crisis was at the fair by the way little. As in the previous year, about 7,500 exhibitors from around 110 countries arrived. Only the booths were sometimes more modest than in previous years. More information:… News.de GmbH Lisa Neumann