The freedom fighters

<p>Freedom to publish still needs to be fought for in many countries, while mass illiteracy remains the biggest obstacle to industry expansion. Jens Bammel, the new secretary general of the International Publishers Association, says such fundamental issues should not be lost at Frankfurt. . .</p><p>Frankfurt is a great opportunity to lose weight. A daytime diet of coffee and nibbles combined with evenings of binge eating and drinking means the event could comfortably compete with Dr Atkins. But even without a gruelling appointment schedule, the vibrant energy exuded by this Babel of the boo...

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