In addition to the Book Fair's Brazilian focus this year we take a closer look at literature from Catalonia. In seven seminars and in an extensive stage and stand program ten Catalan authors will give a deeper insight into the literature from the northeastern region of Spain.
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.
It is election year in Sweden, which can be noticed on the Debate Stage where several post-election debates will take place. Among many other subjects in the stage programme, American writer Carol Rifka Brunt will discuss how views on sexuality and disease have changed since the AIDS epidemic in the 80s.
This year's guest of honour Brazil will make its presence know throughout the Book Fair, not least at the Garden Stage. At the F Hall visitors will meet a rainforest scenario and the stage programme deals, among other things, with how the Amazon Jungle can be saved.
From Thursday to Saturday hall R2 at the Book Fair will be filled with poetry. There will be readings by many of Sweden's foremost poets as well as poets from Brazil, Catalonia, Romania and from our Nordic neighbors.
For well over 25 years, Peter C. Lippman has dedicated his professional career to researching, programming, planning, and designing learning environments. Peter may be described as a thought leader in the field of educational architecture.