Ottmar Hörl/Flickr - Goethe-Universität
100 years of Goethe University Frankfurt am Main
picture-alliance/dpa - Dieter Nuhr
Language prize for comedian Dieter Nuhr
Frankfurt Book Fair/Bernd Hartung
Finland and the 2014 Frankfurt Book Fair
The very first book fair in Frankfurt took place in 1370. Over 600 years later, and the Frankfurt Book Fair has become the largest of its kind. Roaming its cavernous halls is like exploring a small city, each hall containing several unique neighborhoods devoted to specialty publishing branches. What were the highlights of the 2014 Frankfurt Book Fair? Why are books important? What was Finland’s role as Guest of Honor? Read on to find out.