In from the sidelines

Petra Hulová, Najat El Hachmi, Ricardo Adolfo – three authors and three different voices who have masterfully covered the topic of migration in their books. Leaving the homeland, loss of the loved ones, facing new challenges, surroundings, unknown people and languages, clash of cultures are the issues which are widely discussed in developed countries.

The Chef’s Theater

At The Chef's Theater, we have gathered several of Sweden's most exciting cookbook creators and recipe makers. Here, for example, you will learn how to cook traditional Swedish food from Plura, how to make garnish with Tommy Myllymäki or cook Tina Nordström's weekend food.

The Nobel Prize to Patrick Modiano

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2014 was awarded to Patrick Modiano "for the art of memory with which he has evoked the most ungraspable human destinies and uncovered the life-world of the occupation".

Successful focus on Brazil

Göteborg Book Fair 2014 can be summed up as one of the most international ones so far. More than 3 200 events and 2 300 participants representing 46 countries have made up this fair, whose focal theme was Brazilian literature.

Romania returns to the Book Fair

Romania returns to the Book Fair after its successful launch as guest of honour 2013. The Romanian participation this year includes a stand (C03: 02), four seminars, and fifteen other programme items.

Brazil in focus at the Göteborg Book Fair

The World Cup this summer, the Olympic Games in 2016 and a cultural life in exciting development: these are just a few aspects of what makes it interesting to highlight the Brazilian literature during the Göteborg Book Fair 2014.

Official opening of Göteborg Book Fair 2014

On Thursday, September 25, at 9.30 AM, the official opening of Göteborg Book Fair 2014 takes place, in hall E4 on level 1. Participants include Mr. Hadil da Rocha Vianna, Brazilian Vice-Minister for External Relations, Renato Lessa, President of Brazil's National Library Foundation, Mpho Tutu, South African Anglican priest, and Maria Källsson, Book Fair Director.

The Brazilian stand (C02:02) will be officially opened on Thursday, September 25, at 10.30 AM.



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