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.
On the first tour to Cannes of publishers and literary agents, Norway’s Thomas Mala says the experience was worthwhile. He’s ready to go again next year.
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.
Ask Boos what he and his fellow book fair directors have in common, and he’ll tell you it’s what they don’t have in common that counts.
Promising that ‘freedom of expression and the desire for critical debate’ will be part of the Norway Guest of Honor program at Frankfurter Buchmesse, Norwegian authors discuss their work and culture at a news conference in Leipzig.
‘We look forward to going to the London Book Fair this year,’ says NORLA director Margit Walsø, who reports record levels of translation funding for Frankfurt Guest of Honor Norway’s titles.
The coming Frankfurter Buchmesse Guest of Honor program is off to an agile start, as we feature several foreign rights hits from Norway–plus work from Germany and India–in our first 2019 Rights Roundup.
In a taut tale of radicalization and jihad, Norway’s Demian Vitanza contributes ‘This Life or the Next’ to a long season of top-notch political literature.
From ecologically sensitive fiction to a ‘counter-history’ in the field of sustainable energy, agents and rights directors talk up their best titles.