“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.
Rather than a way to escape “real” life for me, it’s ended up becoming a way to enhance it.
Gon Von Zola, Ana Beatrice Ribero and me, riding David Dichelle’s Continental Subway.
“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.”
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.
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…