Moscow city, September, 1987; monument to the first printer I. Fedorov. Readers in the central hall of the Lenin Library. Modern printing press. The machine moves the finished books. Opening ceremony of the 6th International Book Fair at the Exhibition of Achievements of the National Economy of the USSR. RSFSR pavilion, pavilions of foreign countries. Conversations between representatives of publishing houses. Says the president of the American publishing house "Plymouth" M. Tash. Conclusion of trade deals by representatives of Japan, India; signing contracts. Books of publishing houses: "Hudson", "Dzhunti", "Rainbow", "Progress", "Aurora", "Plymouth". Meeting of the participants of the International meeting "Book and Man in the Modern World". Academician IV Petryanovsky-Sokolov speaking.