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.
As the book’s international rights sales power on, Lunde–no stranger to film development–is in a second deal with Anonymous Content’s new Nordic unit.
Ahead of the Frankfurter Buchmesse’s Guest of Honor Norway programming, ‘Words Without Borders’ offers a layered, contemporary take on Norwegian literature.
‘Chinese readers want to know these outstanding stories,’ says NORLA’s Margit Walsø. She just launched 10 Norwegian titles in Shanghai ahead of Frankfurt.
Centered in a 2,300-square-meter guest of honor pavilion at Frankfurter Buchmesse, Norway’s cultural and literary projects are coming into focus.
Supporting his new novel ‘Knife,’ Jo Nesbø’s presence at Frankfurt will highlight the fair’s Norway Guest of Honor year and the 2019 BookFest program.
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.
Roughly half of what Finns are publishing and reading annually is translated literature from abroad. Five years after its Frankfurt Guest of Honor stint, the Nordic market is ready to ramp up its exports again.
Norwegian authors are bringing “the spirit of Frankfurt” to Oslo in the form of a three-day literary festival featuring Norwegian and German writers in conversation.
Canada announces a three-person literary programming committee for its Guest of Honor cultural program to represent its three literary traditions.