Juergen Boos: “Free Speech is the Frankfurt Book Fair’s DNA”

Juergen Boos, the CEO and Director of the Frankfurt Book Fair, talks to Souradeep Roy from the Indian Writers' Forum, on self-censorship, translation, and the importance of literacy and books in a "post-truth" world. The discuss the rise of populist governments in different parts of the world and the threat it poses to writing and thinking. At such a juncture, our job becomes even more important, feels Boos.