The Turkish exposition will be held after a three-year hiatus, from December 3 to 11.

The event will be held in three exhibition sections (for displaying and selling books), one international section (for the introduction and exchange of book copyrights) and one events section (for the implementation of various literary and cultural programs).

According to the director of the literary agency Majid Ja’fari-Aqdam, the main programs of Iran include the introduction of 10 Iranian authors and their works, 20 titles on children, 10 titles on Sacred Defense, 1979 Islamic Revolution, and resistance literature, 30 titles on contemporary literature and 20 more on Islamic studies and human sciences.

Holding meetings and negotiating with Turkish publishers for the supply of books and expanding joint cooperation, holding conference to introduce Iran’s publishing capabilities and the activities of the agency are other Iranian plans for the Turkish exhibition.

In addition, Ja’fari-Aqdam said that the agency is ready to introduce and offer Iranian works whose Turkish translations are available at the 39th edition of the book fair.

The Istanbul Book Fair by TÜYAP Fairs started 38 years ago. With almost half a million visitors, it has a fairly good access to readers in Europe. Hundreds of events and book signings make the fair one of the foremost cultural activities in the city. The fair is held in association with the Turkish Publishers Association.


Source: Iran Daily