The first days of The Child and the Book Conference [report and pictures]
On Wednesday, in Zadar, Croatia, one of the largest and most important scientific conferences on children's and youth books as well as the promotion of reading among the youngest started. The event is attended by representatives of several dozen countries, who together discuss the role of the literary canon in shaping the young audience and their involvement in cultural life.
Wildstein and Surosz at the 25th International Book Fair and the Prague Literary Festival “Svět knihy” [report and photos]
On Saturday, during the 25th International Book Fair in Prague, meetings were held with Mariusz Surosz, the author of Pepiki (“Pepici”), which were very well received in the Czech Republic, and Bronisław Wildstein, whose Czas niedokonany (“Imperfect(ive) Time”) appeared last year in the translation of Lucie Szymanowska into Czech.
Bieńczyk, Nowicka, Müller, and Vargas Llosa at the 25th International Book Fair and Literary Festival 'Svět knihy' in Prague
The twenty-fifth edition of the "Svět knihy" Literary Festival in Prague has come to an end. Poland will be the guest of honour at the next edition. In the last days of the fair, a discussion with Marek Bieńczyk and Alain Finkielkraut devoted to the work of Milan Kundera took place; the author of Tworki also signed - as did Bronka Nowicka and Mariusz Surosz - books at the Polish Institute's stand in Prague.