Tbilisi has been named UNESCO’s 2021 World Book Capital, and the Georgian city will have the honor handed over to it by Kuala Lumpur.
The 21st annual Tbilisi International Book Fair’s focus country is Finland, and the International Publishers Association will help open the event on May 30.
Citing aggressive competition from a Moscow-based copyright organization, a new campaign calls for support for the Georgian Copyright Association.
The Frankfurt Book Fair releases attendance numbers, and PP looks back at the week’s discussions of international book trends and political issues.
‘Following the collapse of the Soviet Union in the 1990s, we have essentially risen from the dead, and only 25 years later, here we are.’ Frankfurt’s Guest of Honor, Georgia, says Gvantsa Jobava, is ready.
At the annual pre-fair news conference, Frankfurter Buchmesse officials stress the importance of the freedom to publish and the international book industry’s role in a politically charged era.
At its fundraising gala this autumn, the nonprofit organization behind the magazine ‘Words Without Borders’ will honor the University of Rochester’s Chad Post for his longtime leadership in the American translation and publishing community.
‘Our culture is perfectly compatible with the values of the free world.’ Gvantsa Jobava is guest editor of the September issue of ‘Words Without Borders,’ as Georgia prepares to be Guest of Honor at Frankfurter Buchmesse.
Georgia’s unique 33-character alphabet takes center stage in its 2018 Guest of Honor plans for Frankfurter Buchmesse, as was detailed at a news conference at Leipzig Book Fair.
As the Frankfurt Book Fair’s 2018 Guest of Honor country, Georgia is already seeing more translations of its literature into other languages.
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