Germany and France come together for 69th Frankfurt Book Fair
Frankfurt Book Fair is the world's largest trade fair for books, based both on the number of publishing companies participating. France is this year's honorary guest. (Photo: AP)
Frankfurt Book Fair is the world's largest trade fair for books, based both on the number of publishing companies participating. France is this year's honorary guest. (Photo: AP)
A woman looks out of a container at the Book Fair in Frankfurt, Germany. The ketters in German read "no and but". (Photo: AP)
A woman looks out of a container at the Book Fair in Frankfurt, Germany. The ketters in German read "no and but". (Photo: AP)

A woman adjusts decoration balloons at the stall of a publisher at the Book Fair in Frankfurt, Germany. (Photo: AP)
A woman adjusts decoration balloons at the stall of a publisher at the Book Fair in Frankfurt, Germany. (Photo: AP)
A woman walks along shelves in the French pavilion at the Book Fair. (Photo: AP)
A woman walks along shelves in the French pavilion at the Book Fair. (Photo: AP)
British bestselling author Ken Follett speaks at a news conference at the Book Fair. He is introducing his new book "A Column of Fire". (Photo: AP)
British bestselling author Ken Follett speaks at a news conference at the Book Fair. He is introducing his new book "A Column of Fire". (Photo: AP)
A French woman sits in an old ski gondola in the French pavilion at the Book Fair that is officially opened later the day in Frankfurt. (Photo: AP)
A French woman sits in an old ski gondola in the French pavilion at the Book Fair that is officially opened later the day in Frankfurt. (Photo: AP)
Artists of French group "Les Souffleurs Commandos Poetiques" perform outside of the French pavilion. (Photo: AP)
Artists of French group "Les Souffleurs Commandos Poetiques" perform outside of the French pavilion. (Photo: AP)
A French woman sits in an old ski gondola in the French pavilion at the Book Fair that is officially opened later the day in Frankfurt. (Photo: AP)
A French woman sits in an old ski gondola in the French pavilion at the Book Fair that is officially opened later the day in Frankfurt. (Photo: AP)
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and French President Emmanuel Macron meet for bilateral talks prior to the opening of the Frankfurt book fair. (Photo: AP)
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and French President Emmanuel Macron meet for bilateral talks prior to the opening of the Frankfurt book fair. (Photo: AP)
Decoration balloons at the stall of a publisher are reflected in a wine glass at the Book Fair in Frankfurt. (Photo: AP)
Decoration balloons at the stall of a publisher are reflected in a wine glass at the Book Fair in Frankfurt. (Photo: AP)
The Roemer town hall is in preparation for the Frankfurt Book Fair, which starts on Tuesday, Frankfurt, Germany. he light installation by artist Patrice Warrener is a present from the French city Lyon to Frankfurt. France is this year's honorary guest on The Book Fair. (Photo: AP)
The Roemer town hall is in preparation for the Frankfurt Book Fair, which starts on Tuesday, Frankfurt, Germany. he light installation by artist Patrice Warrener is a present from the French city Lyon to Frankfurt. France is this year's honorary guest on The Book Fair. (Photo: AP)