Frankfurt / Main (dpa) - The Frankfurt Book Fair is reserved for trade visitors for the last time on Friday - ie publishers, booksellers, authors, agents, translators or journalists.

At the weekend, everyone is welcome to read in - and for the first time to buy books all weekend.

In the morning, the photographer SebastiĆ£o Salgado introduces himself, who receives the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade on Sunday at the end of the fair. Numerous celebrities are expected, including TV presenter Thomas Gottschalk.

Traditionally, numerous prizes are awarded on the Book Fair Friday, for example the German Youth Book Prize. This year, a new award will be added: the German Publishing Prize will be awarded for the first time.

Frankfurt Book Fair 2019