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Book Fair: around the world in four days

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Spring time, Book Fair Time, when the city becomes the literary globe in miniature. No planes, no ships needed – the world cruise can be undertaken in four days, on foot, by bike, by tram.

“Returning cranes traverse the bleak skies with molecules of south rainbow on their wings – and new stories of their travels.” Novelist Svetlana Lavockina shares her itinerary for the Leipziger Buchmesse.

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Why do we blog? (A photo story)

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Rather than a way to escape “real” life for me, it’s ended up becoming a way to enhance it.

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Continental Subway: Purposeful Randomness

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Gon Von Zola, Ana Beatrice Ribero and me, riding David Dichelle’s Continental Subway.

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Countdown2Buchmesse: Tips for budding authors and avid readers

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“With artists flocking here annually, there are sure to be many authors or writers working in English in their midst, looking for a home and place to promote themselves in Eastern Germany’s famous publishing hub.”

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A literary treasure hunt around Leipzig

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Our intrepid reporter Helena Fram interviewed Siegfried Lokatis, Professor in Book Science (Buchwissenschaft) at the University of Leipzig, on convincing shops around Leipzig to do something a little different: putting historic books in their display windows to run parallel with the Leipziger Buchmesse.

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Where to find us in the Buchmesse

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No planes, no ships needed – the world cruise can be undertaken in four days, on foot, by bike, by tram to the Leipzig Book Fair.

A year ago, I was wandering through the Leipziger Buchmesse, just to check out the fairgrounds and the big annual event, without a map and without knowing what I wanted to see. Needless to say, I didn’t make the best out of it, overwhelmed by all the booths and a bit lost – it even…

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