Frankfurt Welcomes France

France has a lot to show at Frankfurt, and French publishers expect to show what they are doing now and what they have changed in the past few years.

Frankfurt Guest of Honor Is France, French Language

In the European Union, France and Germany dominate economically, politically, and culturally. In October at the Frankfurt Book Fair, the Franco-German alliance will take center stage when France is the annual guest of honor at the world’s largest publishing industry trade show.

A Copyright Update for Europe

Wherever lawmakers attempt so-called “copyright reform,” the work is arduous and time-consuming. In the European Union, stakeholders speak two dozen official languages and hail from 28 nations.

In Paris, Publishing “En Marche”

“France is well known for its high-quality literature, but I think there is emerging a French popular literature, too,” says Fabrice Piault. “If you look at the bestseller list this summer, most titles are coming from French popular literature.”