The fifth annual Rome fair of independent publishing takes place this weekend, the 7th to the 10th of December, at Rome’s Palazzo dei Congressi. Europa Editions’ parent publisher, Italy’s Edizioni E/O
, is one of the fair’s founding exhibitors, and this year numerous Europa Editions authors will be featured at several of the fair’s over 200 programmed events. This year’s book fair, entitled Più libri, più liberi
(more books, more freedom) boasts the presence of over four hundred independent publishers and 50,000 new titles on display.
To learn more about the Rome book fair, click here
(web site in Italian)
Special Event! Thursday 7 December, 5 p.m. A panel on Elena Ferrante
’s new novel, La figlia oscura
(The Dark Child) to be published by Europa Editions in 2007. Ferrante is the author of Troubling Love
and The Days of Abandonment
Friday 8 December, 6 p.m. Reading and discussion of Massimo Carlotto
’s new bestseller, La terra della mi anima
(My Soul’s Land) to be published by Europa Editions in 2008. For Europa Editions, Massimo Carlotto has published The Goodbye Kiss
, Death's Dark Abyss
. His autobiographical account of life on the run, The Fugitive
, will be released in April, 2007.
Carmine Abate, whose novel Tra due mari (Between Two Seas) is to be published by Europa Editions in 2007, will be present at several events. Read more…