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The Leipzig Book Fair: A German Student's Perspective

As a German university student interning here at Quay Books, in the heart of Limerick City in Ireland, my passion for literature knows no bounds. Last year, I attended the Leipzig Book Fair. And as yesterday marked the beginning of the Leipzig Book Fair 2024, I find myself reminiscing about the atmosphere and literary treasures that awaited me last April. The Leipzig Book Fair is the second largest book fair in Germany and a sanctuary for readers, writers, and enthusiasts alike. Each year, the fair hosts a new host country to give readers new insights into different countries, languages and communities. Last year’s host country was Austria. This year, the Netherlands & Flanders will bring inspiration to Leipzig through their...

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A Bookstore for the Visually Impaired

Recently opened in Paris - a bookstore that specializes in books for the visually impaired. In recent months, some 932,000 visually impaired French people have been able to visit a bookstore in the Latin Quarter that specializes 100% in large print books. It is a first in France, created next to the Pantheon by the publishing houses Voir de Près and À Vue D'oeil.

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