ATG Quirkies: 10 Signs That Indicate You’ve Been To Too Many Frankfurt Book Fairs

 

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Frankfurt Book Fair (by I, Dontworry [CC-BY-SA-3.0] via Wikimedia Commons

10 Signs That Indicate You’ve Been To Too Many Frankfurt Book Fairs” 

This piece written by Gordon Cheers, appeared on the booktrade.info website a couple of days ago.

“After 30 years in publishing – These are my thoughts about Frankfurt.

  1.  You worry you’ll be THE person sitting behind an empty table with no books for 5 days.
  2. You worry the best book dummy gets stolen on the first day.
  3. You worry that your worst book dummy won’t be stolen on the first day.
  4. You start thinking after queuing for 15 mins, a sausage on a dry bread roll is gourmet food…”

Gordon Cheers, millenniumhouse.com.au.

(All links to ATG Quirkies  provided by John Riley of Gabriel Books)

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