For a second year, the Hay Festival works with a Dallas bookstore to stage a smaller event parallel to the Hay’s Mexico festival at Querétaro.
Hay Festival in Mexico Led by Michael Ondaatje, Juan Manuel Santos
In what organizers are calling ‘our most international lineup yet, the Hay Festival in Mexico will be coupled with days in Dallas and Monterrey.
Spain’s Hay Festival Segovia To Feature a Focus on Europe
The international Hay Festival circuit has opened for this year’s events, with the Segovia program set for September 19 to 22.
Hay Festival Arequipa Program Mixes Journalism, Politics, Art in Peru
Mario Vargas Llosa speaks with Salman Rushdie onstage at Hay’s Arequipa event in November’s four days of programming in Peru, a festival that features historical, science, sports, and food elements, as well as literary work.
Hay Festival Querétaro Program Features Global Activism, US Policy
Innovations in STEM and gender equality are featured as social topics in this year’s Hay Festival Querétaro in September, the 13th iteration of the Mexican event in Hay’s annual cycle of international stagings.
Segovia Programming Opens International Hay Festival Season: ‘Global Crises’
Addressing world political issues through the creative industries’ perspectives, the international series of Hay Festival events has announced that its programming in Spain will feature issues of ‘coexistence, the future of Europe, and debates on gender.’
The Trade Show in Political Times: Frankfurt’s Weltempfang
Asking the question, ‘How do we want to continue living together in Europe?’ Frankfurt Book Fair’s Weltempfang is a hub of debate and inquiry.
Syria Speaks: Writers, Artists Publish to Protest Tyranny
The new book, Syria Speaks, brings together writing, cartoons, and artwork from over fifty Syrians who stand firmly against tyranny and violence.
Rare Manuscripts Stolen by Smugglers in Iraq
Unique and rare manuscripts have been smuggled from Mosul, Iraq, to Turkey, following the takeover of the city by (ISIS) gunmen.
What Do War Bestsellers Say About Our Society?
Readers are obsessed with war, in books and the media, but that might not be so if our society were more directly exposed to the horrifying reality.
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