Weltempfang – Centre for Politics, Literature and Translation
The "Weltempfang" in Hall 3.1 is a place well known for its panel discussions, talks and readings with international authors, intellectuals and translators. This year its focal theme is "Borderlines".
Madeleine Thien is awarded the LiBeraturpreis 2015 for her novel „Dogs at the Perimeter“ (McClelland & Stewart, 2011).
The LiBeraturpreis is the only German literature prize that is awarded exclusively to women from Africa, Asia, Latin America or the Arab World.
Cooperation: Litprom – the Society for the Promotion of African, Asian and Latin American Literature
Under the code name "Frankfurt Undercover" Danish author Janne Teller once again teamed up with the Book Fair to organize a series of debates with international authors to address the very latest political issues. The select group of authors and intellectuals met behind closed doors to help move the world’s thinking – with the goal of offering a gift to the world: a compendium of ideas.
Press release "Frankfurt Undercover" (2014)