Climate change and tech top the agenda at FBF19

Climate change and tech top the agenda at FBF19

If the Agents’ Hotlists for this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair are any indication of what will be read a year or two from now, it seems that the public’s reading tastes will be varied. On one hand, there is a trend about the worrying effects of climate change and technology on humankind, on the other there is seems to be a marked turn away from psychological thrillers to Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine-esque up-lit.

That climate change is high on agents’ agendas is no surprise given current politics (it is also on FBF director Juergen Boos’ to-do list). There seems to be quite a range of ...

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