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XXVII SALONE INTERNAZIONALE DEL LIBRO

TURIN LINGOTTO FIERE 8 - 12 MAY 2014

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The 25° Book Fair – Salient Facts and Figures

Thursday, 10 May 2012 10:01

campagna sdl 2012The twenty-fifth edition of the International Book Fair, is being held from Thursday 10 May to Monday 14 May at Lingotto Fiere (via Nizza 280, 10126 – Torino). With its exhibition stands and installations, the Fair takes up four pavilions of Lingotto Fiere: nos. 1, 2, 3 and 5.

Hours: Thursday-Sunday-Monday from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.; Friday-Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Ticket rates: regular €10.00, discounted €8.00.

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An interactive Fair Under the banner of a participatory culture

Friday, 16 December 2011 00:00

sala gialla iconThe appointment at Lingotto has gradually seen the growth of a mature public, which identifies itself in the values of an active culture and wants to take part in a real discussion, feeling itself a player in interactive exchange. The participation of the visitors has made visible an explicit demand for democracy no longer delegated, but participatory, managed first hand.

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1988-2012, the twenty five years of an Italian success

Friday, 16 December 2011 00:00

venticinquesimo iconThe International Book Fair of Torino celebrates its twenty fifth anniversary in 2012. Created from an idea of Guido Accornero and Angelo Pezzana, a historic Torino bookseller, on the model of the Paris Salon, overcoming it in terms of the wealth and variety of contents and the number of visitors, reaching the peak of European events in the sector.

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The Visible City. Torino 1988-2012 >>, the changing metropolis stage front

Friday, 16 December 2011 00:00

citta visibile iconTo tell the story of these twenty five years in a lively and unconventional fashion, and at the same time give a glimpse of the metropolis that will come, the International Book Fair and the Circolo dei lettori have joined their forces and created the project for La Città Visibile, the Visible City. Torino 1988-2012 >>, in the sense of fast forward.

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Javier Cercas wins the second International Book Fair Prize

Monday, 16 May 2011 23:00

cercas_iconAfter Amos Oz in 2010, the Spanish author Javier Cercas won the second edition of the International Book Fair of Turin Prize with 2,388 votes (38% of voters). Second was the Algerian Assia Djebar with 2,136 votes, 34%, and third came the Indian Anita Desai with 1,749 votes, equivalent to 28 %.

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Triumph of the Russia House: gulags, astronauts, humorists

Monday, 16 May 2011 23:00

russia_stand_iconThe 2011 Fair closes with an extremely positive balance for Russia, that brought to Torino (at the Fair and outside) witnesses of the 20th century and emerging authors to tell the story of how a civilisation always at the centre of geopolitical scenarios is changing.

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Palestine and Romania at the Fair

Monday, 16 May 2011 23:00

donna_palestinese_iconAlongside Russia, the special guest was Palestine, already present in the 2008 programme with its authors and this year at the International Book Fair with its own stand of colours inspired by sand and the desert. Many authors were present at Lingotto, among them Suad Amiry, Mourid Barghouti, Samih al-Qasim, Salman Natour and Ali Al Khalili.

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Halls sold out

Monday, 16 May 2011 23:00

sala_gialla_iconMore than 74,000 Fair visitors attended the over 1,300 meetings in the 27 halls of Lingotto Fiere, including the Oval, a great innovation for the 2011 edition. A total of 36 meetings with the Green Point ticket were held, with about 15,000 free tickets issued.

 

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Ten years of the IBF and record business deals

Monday, 16 May 2011 23:00

ibf_iconRecord business for the tenth year of the IBF – International Book Forum, the International Book Fair’s business area dedicated to the trade in publishing rights for the translation and cinema and television adaptations. Again in 2011 the IBF – held this year in Pavilion 5 of Lingotto Fiere – confirming its role as a fundamental date in the diaries of rights manager from all around the world, who arrived in Turin to meet up, identify new contacts and do business.

 

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The Fair seen by the media

Monday, 16 May 2011 23:00

pugno_libri_iconThere were 2728 accredited journalists from twenty different countries. The largest delegations were from France, Switzerland, Germany and the Russian Federation, but journalists from Ukrainian, Hungarian, Romanian, Australian and Brazilian media also followed the numerous appointments in Turin. Over 2,000 articles began appearing in national newspapers on 28 April, the day of the press conference for the presentation, while there were 327 radio and TV broadcasts that talked about the International Book Fair.

 

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