Non-fiction leads the way as climate titles dominate discussion at Frankfurt

Non-fiction leads the way as climate titles dominate discussion at Frankfurt

Non-fiction has reigned supreme at an upbeat Frankfurt Book Fair, as agents reported a surge of interest in titles on wellbeing and personal development. “Up-lit”, climate titles and biographies have also sold well.

Peters Fraser + Dunlop international rights director Rebecca Wearmouth said global publishers were “hungrier for non-fiction” than ever. “It feels a very buzzy and buoyant fair, with the most remarkable takeaway being the focus on non-fiction. A number of publishers who have traditionally published fiction have requested narrative non-fiction for the first time,” she said. “In ...

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