Fairgoers visit the Frankfurt Book Fair in Frankfurt am Main, western Germany, October 09, 2013.
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There will still be more books than you could ever read, but visitors to this week's Frankfurt Book Fair will also be invited to don virtual reality goggles, visit an interactive classroom and discover 3-D-printed art as publishers plug into new technology. Organizers of the world's largest publishing event say the focus on art and technology is a logical next step as the creative industries become ever more connected.At its heart, the Frankfurt fair is for book lovers and with over 7,000 exhibitors from more than 100 countries, visitors will get the chance to discover thousands of new titles in all imaginable genres.One of the biggest names to attend will be British contemporary artist David Hockney, who will unveil an oversized, 500-page book illustrating his life's work, from the famous sun-soaked swimming pool paintings of the '60s to his recent series of iPad drawings.
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