Director of the Frankfurt Book Fair Juergen Boos emphasised the role of publishers in the face of increased populism and fake news, when delivering an speech at the opening of the 69th annual book fair, in Frankfurt am Main, Tuesday. Some 7,300 exhibitors from more 100 countries will be represented at this year's Frankfurt Book Fair, which is considered to the world's largest trade fair for... Еще books. Around 270,000 visitors are expected to attend the fair. French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel also delivered their speeches at the opening ceremony. Frankfurt Book Fair will run until October 15.