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Powerful themes, crises and change take centre stage at the 39th Gothenburg Book Fair

14 June / 2023

In a dual appearance on the west and east coast of Sweden, last week saw Gothenburg Book Fair launch its programme of seminars to be held during the event, which runs from 28 September to 1 October. The seminar programme reflects our present day: crisis, war and the economy all feature alongside future issues such as AI and audio. The 2023 themes of Jewish Culture, The City and Audio all make...

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A new theme for the 2023 Gothenburg Book Fair: Audio

14 April / 2023

The 2023 Gothenburg Book Fair is adding a new theme to the two previously announced, Jewish Culture and The City. A skilled storyteller with a captivating story has always been able to enchant listeners. The Book Fair’s Audio theme will bring together audiobook authors, podcasters and narrators and allow them to meet their audience. Details of the theme are currently being drawn up. It will...

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First four international guests for the 2023 Book Fair presented

12 April / 2023

Cultural institution Jewish Culture in Sweden, this year’s Guest of Honour at the 2023 Gothenburg Book Fair, is proud to present its first four international guests who will feature at the event later this year: Hila Blum, Judy Batalion, Daniel Libeskind and Joshua Cohen. Together, these guests exemplify how the theme will provide audiences with a range of lenses through which to look at multiface...

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Themes for the 2023 Book Fair presented

5 January / 2023

Crossing over into the new year means that we are now working hard to plan the 2023 Book Fair programme. We can already present the organization Jewish Culture in Sweden as the Guest of Honor, making Jewish Culture one of the main themes for the fair. The theme Jewish Culture includes Jewish history, traditions, texts, music and art. This year's book fair will give space to a number of importan...

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2022 Gothenburg Book Fair adds “Voices from Ukraine” theme to programme

23 March / 2022

“Voices from Ukraine” will feature in the 2022 Gothenburg Book Fair programme as an additional theme. The 2022 Gothenburg Book Fair, which marks the 38th instalment of the event, will represent a magnificent return to Gothenburg’s Swedish Exhibition and Congress Centre, after two years as a hybrid event. This year, the fair will be focusing on South Africa, the Climate Crisis, and Crimetime...

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IPA Prix Voltaire awarded to Turkish publishers

3 August / 2017

Publisher Turhan Günay and publishing house Evrensel have been named joint recipients of the 2017 International Publishers Association (IPA) prize for courage in upholding the freedom to publish, the IPA Prix Voltaire. The award ceremony will take place at the Göteborg Book Fair gala dinner on the evening of 29 September, following an IPA freedom to publish seminar the same day. During t...

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