Iceland's presentation as Guest of Honour at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2011 was greeted enthusiastically by the media. Read on for a short selection of quotes.Read more
The final day of the Frankfurt Book Fair 2011 is upon us! Contemporary authors such as Kristín Steinsdóttir and Gyrðir Elíasson, as well as older dignitaries like Borges and Thor, god of thunder, all play their parts in the Icelandic Pavilion's schedule today.
Fabulous Iceland gave its final press conference on Saturday.
We are halfway through the book fair, and here is a look at what has been going on the Icelandic Pavilion, as well as the schedule for Saturday.
In 1944, U-300 sank the Icelandic freighter and passenger ship MS Goðafoss. Sixty-seven years later, two former crewmembers shook hands in the Icelandic Pavilion.Read more
At a press conference given by Sagenhaftes Island and AmazonCrossing at the Frankfurt Book Fair on October 10, AmazonCrossing announced its intention to publish ten Icelandic titles in the near future.
The Frankfurt Book Fair 2011 was formally opened on October 11, with authors Arnaldur Indriðason and Guðrún Eva Mínervudóttir speaking on behalf of Icelandic writers, and Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, president of Iceland, speaking on behalf of the Guest of Honour.Read more
The Frankfurt Book Fair 2011 started October 12, with Iceland as its Guest of Honour. Some 400 Iceland-related events take in Frankfurt during the fair. Read on to hear about a few of them.Read more
As part of the celebration at the world‘s largest book event, the British Library has developed a „Fabulous Iceland“ feature as part of their larger British Library 19th Century Historical Collection iPad App.Read more
Never before in Germany has Icelandic literature received more attention than now, in the run-up to the Frankfurt Book Fair 2011. Some 40 Icelandic authors will appear at the event.Read more
The Schirn hosts a monographic exhibition on Iceland's best-known contemporary artist.Read more