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One of the Most Important Book Fairs Opens its Doors
30.11.2011 16:00
One of the Most Important Book Fairs Opens its Doors

The 13th International Book Fair Non/fiction opens its doors on November 30, in the Central House of Artists.

      As exhibitors, Non/fiction, the book fair for high-quality literature, attracts small and medium-size publishing companies as well as bookshops, libraries and cultural institutions. This year it will give places for more than 250 publishing houses from 20 countries, including Japan, German, Spain, Denmark, Israel, Norway, Finland, Great Britain and others.

      Within the framework of the fair, there will be traditional round tables, conferences, books presentations, and meetings with well-known writers. On the whole, there are about 150 different events planned for all comers. You can see the detailed schedule of the Non/fiction fair here (in Russian)

      In particular, the 13th Non/fiction fair will present "Grazhdanin Poet" ("Citizen and Poet"), "The Story of Russian Media Sphere 1989-2011" and the biography of Steve Jobs issued by the Corpus publishing company.

      It is planned to hold a meeting with Japanese writer Koji Sudzuki, the author of the popular "The Ring" horror book.

      One of the main events within the fair will be the series of speeches of prominent Russian and foreign scientists. This event is a part of "The Festival of World Ideas", which organized by the "Vokrug Sveta" (Round the World) publishing house and dedicated to the 150th anniversary of the homonymous journal. Among others, the Non/fiction fair will show lectures of a famous Russian linguist Andrei Zaliznyak and the Nobel Prize laureate on Physics, David Gross.

      Besides, Andrei Beliy literary award, French literary award and "Book Man" award will announce winners at the fair. On December 4, there will be a meeting with the laureates of the "Big Book-2011" award, which was given to three finalists on November 29.

      The Non/fiction International Book Fair will stay till December 4.


Source:  Image: buchmesse

        Central House of Artists
      - Krymsky Val, 10, "Oktyabrskaya" and "Park Kultury" metro stations.


Author: Julia Alieva

Tags: Russian literature Moscow events Moscow fairs books  

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