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Book fairs without authors

The structuralist notion of texts without authors is given a non-theoretical equivalent in ongoing Saudi book fair participation The recently held Seoul International Book Fair presented some new and upcoming translations of Czech writers, but another connection between the two distant countries is that the guest of honor in Seoul was the same controversial guest […]

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Book World Prague’s Emphasis on Black Sea Writers Pays Off

An article on Publishing Perspectives examining the success of Book World Prague in spite of the economic downturn Everybody is crying, there is a drop in sales of up to 20%. There is a big problem with piracy as well as a big problem with the copying of textbooks. Nevertheless, for the first time in […]

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Book World Prague 2011: Modern writers in the ancient world

Book World Prague kicked off May 12 at the historic Industrial Palace, site of the Communist Party congress for 41 years during the regime of the same name. That the political landscape has changed considerably is evident even before stepping inside the building. With the opening ceremony approaching, the palace’s imposing art-nouveau façade was matched […]

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