Scandinavia's largest cultural event

More than 800 exhibitors from the Nordic countries and from the rest of the world. 100,000 visitors during the course of four days.

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More than 800 exhibitors from the Nordic countries and from the rest of the world. 100,000 visitors during the course of four days.

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Seminar program

Inspiring talks and debates with novelists, poets, scientists, historians, illustrators, journalists and philosophers from all over the world.

Arundhati Roy, Eka Kurniawan, Val McDermid, Sophie Kinsella, Kitty Crowther, Joachim Gauck, Loretta Napoleoni, Ágnes Heller, Samar Yazbek and Catherine Merridale are some of the guests at this year’s Book Fair.

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In focus

Bildung and cultivation is the main theme for the 2017 Book Fair.

Exhibitors

Over 800 book publishers, government agencies, NGOs, universities, cultural institutions and many others.

Irish voices

The Voices from Ireland theme presents a number of interesting seminars on Irish literature.

Rights centre

The largest representation of publishing companies, agents and authors from the Nordic region.

IPA Prix Voltaire awarded to Turkish publishers

Turhan Günay and publishing house Evrensel have been named joint recipients of the 2017 IPA Prix Voltaire. The award ceremony will take place at the Göteborg Book Fair gala dinner on September 29, following a seminar the same day, dealing with the strained situation for Turkish publishers.

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