Frankfurt book fair: Atwood and Brown to star at politically charged event

World’s largest publishing trade event focuses on star writers as authors including Margaret Atwood, Dan Brown and Nicholas Sparks to appear

Margaret Atwood, Dan Brown and Nicholas Sparks are among the big name authors descending on Frankfurt this week as the world’s oldest book fair glams up for the Instagram generation.

The French president, Emmanuel Macron, is set to formally open the fair with the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, on Tuesday, accompanied by a who’s who of the French literary scene, as part of the country’s turn as the trade fair’s annual guest of honour.

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