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:
HP Virkki discovered great books:
The Lighter Side of Finland
Cosplay enthusiasists attended the show:
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.
Digitala Torget was a new area at Gothenburg Book Fair 2014. Ebook publishers, software developers, device manufacturers and service providers displayed their goods.
One of Sweden’s major newspapers Dagens Nyheter collected large crowds to the interview sessions.
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.