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Frankfurt Book Fair 2014


Author, stuntman HP Virkki visited Frankfurt Book Fair, the world’s largest book show, in October 2014. Here are some of his photos and thoughts from the busy event.

Photos by HP Virkki.

Currywurst nourishes authors and audience:
Frankfurt book fair 2014

Frankfurt book fair 2014

HP Virkki discovered great books:
Frankfurt book fair 2014

The Lighter Side of Finland

Cosplay enthusiasists attended the show:
Frankfurt bookshow 2014

Gothenburg Book Fair 2014


The annual Gothenburg Book Fair was organized for the 30th time in 2014. Originally an event for library professionals, ithas grown into a large international show that attracts book industry members from Nordic and Baltic countries, as well as from many other European countries.

Best-seller author Jan Guillou knows how to speak and audiences follow. Guillou in front of red wall, facing a large crowd.

Göteborg, kirjamessut 2014. Gothenburg book fair 2014

Digitala Torget was a new area at Gothenburg Book Fair 2014. Ebook publishers, software developers, device manufacturers and service providers displayed their goods.

Göteborg, kirjamessut 2014. Gothenburg book fair 2014

One of Sweden’s major newspapers Dagens Nyheter collected large crowds to the interview sessions.

Göteborg, kirjamessut 2014. Gothenburg book fair 2014
Dagens Nyheterin puhujalava.

Hälsingland, a town in northern Sweden, is a Unesco world heritage site. They had a miniature house, an exact replicant of an original local building, at their booth.

 Gothenburg book fair 2014: Hälsingland booth