Buenos Aires Gets Ready for 2017 Book Fair
Buenos Aires, Mar 21 (Prensa Latina) South African Nobel Prize winner J. M. Coetzee, Spanish Carlos Ruiz Zafon and North American John Katzenbach are among the guests to the International Book Fair of Buenos Aires in April.
The organizers are getting ready for a long day of offers, from April 27 to May 15.
Argentinean La Rural Convention Center will receive some of the best literature of Latin America and other parts of the world.
In charge of opening this 43rd edition, dedicated to Los Angeles (US) will be outstanding write Luis Valenzuela, to welcome the visitors.
The stand of Los Angeles will have 200 meters and a first level delegation, formed by black and comics book writer Gregg Hurwitz, and Jim C. Hines, the author of The Snow Queen's Shadow.
Among others, there will be Italian Alessandro Baricco, Spanish Javier Cercas and Arturo Pérez-Reverte and French novelist Olivier Bourdeaut.
There will also be a space for the authors of young people books, such as Jojo Moyes, English writer and journalist, the romantic novelist Cecelia Ahern, whose book PostScript Te Amo was taken successfully to film and American Maggie Stiefvater (The Raven Boys).
Poetry lovers can enjoy the International Festival, which will be attracted by the work of the Brazilian Carlito Azevedo, and Spaniards Luis García Montero and Andrés Sanchez Robayna, just to mention some.
Founded in 1974, the Buenos Aires Book Fair is one of the five most important in the world and brings together more than 200 million people every year.
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