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Fiction and Non-Fiction

The Leipzig Book Fair is a place for making literary discoveries. Up-and-coming authors and independent publishers provide insights into literature well away from the mainstream. Be it fiction, non-fiction, fantasy, comics or graphic novels – the Leipzig Book Fair has many surprises in store for those who love literature. If you have a yen for distant lands, be sure to take in the national presentations, and readings by international authors.

Leipzig liest

Leipzig liest is literary seduction par excellence. Literary celebrities from Germany and abroad, newcomers, actors or pop stars represent the entire spectrum of the book market and the entertainment industry. Enjoy literature at the Exhibition Centre and at more than 350 different venues around the city.

Leipzig Book Fair Award

The award reliably provides the industry’s spring festival with its most moving moments. Be there for the presentation of the Leipzig Book Fair Award for outstanding German-language literature in the categories of Fiction, Non-Fiction/Essay Writing and Translation.

Antiquarian Book Fair

Away from the bustle of the main drag, at the Antiquarian Book Fair you will find everything that is dear to the collector’s heart, with exquisite treasures just waiting to be discovered.

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