Frankfurt Book Fair is the biggest book and media fair in the world, with over 7,500 exhibitors from more than 110 countries. This year’s event took place from October 12 to 16. Here are a few of the highlights from the 2011 event.

The Tools of Change Conference talked about the importance of e-books and social media marketing. Click here to read the full story in Publishers Weekly.

Macmillan Bello and Curtis Brown announced that they will be publishing several out-of-print books in a digital format. Click here to see the full story featured on The Guardian.

Tons of publishing professionals attended this year’s conference. Click here to read about one agent’s experience.

And the good best news for authors and other publishing professionals… The fair was upbeat despite the struggling economy. Click here to read the story by The Bookseller.


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