BOOKS BACK TO THE CLOUD

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Più libri Più liberi, the national fair of small and medium independent publishing is back in attendance, 20 years after the first edition. A dive into a sea of ​​books suspended in the Fuksas Cloud with almost 500 exhibitors. Five days entirely dedicated to editorial news and literary catalogs, as well as 400 appointments including presentations, readings, debates, and exhibitions for enthusiasts and professionals. The theme chosen for this edition is Freedom, the true DNA of the event itself, truly declined for all tastes, from literary research to intelligent entertainment and social insights.

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THE FIRST DAY

Among the most interesting meetings scheduled on the opening day of the Fair we point out, apart from a Lectio magistralis by Baricco, unfortunately, skipped at the last moment, Nadeesha Uyangoda who presented, with Nadia Terranova, her book The only black person in the room. The Italian author also presented the new Mosche d’oro series to follow. Among the subsequent appointments, the journalist and school and university expert Gianna Fregonara spoke about her volume The power of the Pied Piper. From fake news to digital populism. Also present were Simona Argentieri, Antonio Bicchi, Mario Morcellini and Gianni Riotta. Then Serena Dandini, Valerio Aprea, and Giancarlo Zanchini gave their contribution.

G. Caminito, N. Terranova, L. Ginzburg

SOME OF THE GUESTS

In the following days, until 8 December, reference figures will follow one another in the Italian literary and cultural panorama. Just to name a few Gianrico Carofiglio, Maurizio De Giovanni, Ascanio Celestini, Roberto Saviano, Michela Murgia, Alessandro Barbero, Elly Schlein, Carlo Verdone, Concita De Gregorio and many others.

C. Comencini

ABOUT FOREIGN PUBLISHING

In addition to the aforementioned authors, important exponents of the world cultural panorama will intervene at Più libri più libero, to talk about freedom and literature, starting with the Nobel Prize winner Mario Vargas Llosa, Samanta Schweblin, Jill Abramson, Fernando Savater, Ece Temelkuran, Sandra Cisneros , Georgi Gospodinov, Miguel Bonnefoy, Tibor Fischer, Guadalupe Nettel, Tom Kuka, Jón Kalman Stefansson, Sophie Daull, Benjamin Taylor, Andrés Neuman, Juan Gomez-Jurado, C Pam Zhang, Feng Tang, Jean-Christophe Bailly Jáchym Topol, Vincent Message and Gershwin Bonevacia.

THE VISUAL SIDE

Among the many pens increasingly known to talk about graphic novels and their illustrations will be present at Fiera Zerocalcare, Zuzu (Giulia Spagnulo) Pera Toons (Alessandro Perugini), Lorenzo Ceccotti, aka LRNZ, then GUD (Daniele Bonomo), Davide Reviati , Stig Dagerman and illustrator Andrea Bell, as well as Vauro.

Zerocalcare

WE DON’T LOSE SIGHT OF THE ENVIRONMENT

The Fair could not fail to dedicate ample space to one of the crucial issues of our times, that of protecting the environment. Many meetings and presentations of volumes dealing with the theme of the fight against climate change and the protection of the planet with experts and writers.

NEWS AND JOURNALISM

The world of information has the crucial mission of recounting the delicate historical moment we are experiencing and the changes that await us. A few hours after the new trial that will see him involved, Patrick Zaki will be discussed in a meeting in collaboration with Amnesty International. Following spaces dedicated to Ezio Mauro, Giampiero Mughini and Paolo Mauri. Repubblica will participate in the Fair with its own space, the Robinson Arena, where guests will be Bianca Berlinguer, Corrado Augias, Lucia Annunziata, and many others. Marco Travaglio, Antonio Padellaro and Andrea Scanzi also offer their point of view.

Novità e cataloghi

BOYS, SHOWS, AWARDS, AND PHOTOGRAPHY

This year too the rich section for kids is confirmed, confirming themselves among the most loyal readers. In fact, ad hoc initiatives have been planned for them and for the schools. Then there are the shows, awards, and photography to which areas and events have been dedicated.

PROFESSIONAL CENTER

After the forced stop year, the professional center is back with a wide calendar of 25 meetings, dedicated spaces, and services. The goal is to increase the importance and visibility that these activities (conferences, services to companies, b2b meetings) have for Italian and foreign operators, following one of the founding vocations of the Fair: to be a point of reference, updating, training, of debate for professionals and confirming itself as an international reference point for small and medium-sized European publishing houses, but not only.

500 espositori

ALSO IN STREAMING

From this year, Più libri più liberi will allow users to follow the most important events of the Fair in live streaming on a new platform: in fact, Più Libri TV is born, from which it will be possible to exclusively watch the meetings live from the Cloud and live and on-demand.

THE COMPLETE PROGRAM

For the detailed program, visit the Fair website www.plpl.it and the AIE website www.aie.it (Italian Publishers Association).

RULES FOR ACCESS TO THE FAIR

Days 4 and 5 December 2021: Green Pass “Base”

From 6 December 2021: “Strengthened” Green Pass

 

 

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