• Juergen Boos: “Free Speech is the Frankfurt Book Fair’s DNA”

    The director of the festival in conversation with Souradeep Roy

    February 28, 2018

    Juergen Boos, the CEO and Director of the Frankfurt Book Fair, talks to Souradeep Roy from the Indian Writers' Forum, on self-censorship, translation, and the importance of literacy and books in a "post-truth" world. The discuss the rise of populist governments in different parts of the world and the threat it poses to writing and thinking. At such a juncture, our job becomes even more important, feels Boos.



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