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Non/fiction International Book Fair kicked off in Moscow

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Non/fiction International Book Fair kicked off in Moscow


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The Non/fiction International Fair of Intellectual Literature started on Thursday, November, 30, TASS reports. Almost 350 publishing houses, cultural institutions and book trade enterprises present their stands at Gostiny Dvor. This year, the fair celebrates its 25th anniversary.

Fiction, scientific and business literature, books for children, encyclopedias and reference books are presented at the fair. The books are divided into four areas: ''Adult literature'', ''Children’s literature'', ''Comics'' and ''Special childhood''.

The organizers promise a large-scale program, rich in numerous events that will be of interest to a wide variety of audiences. There will be presentations of new books, meetings with writers, round table discussions and lectures.

Among the guests are Pavel Basinsky, Evgeny Vodolazkin, Alisa Baudelaire, Sofya Bogdasarova, Grigory Gladkov, Dmitry Danilov, Denis Dragunsky, Mikhail Elizarov, Dmitry Yemets, Shamil Idiatullin, Alexandra Marinina and others. The exhibition brings together writers, publishers and readers.

As part of the fair, there is an exhibition of illustrations of books by Nikolai Nosov. It is dedicated to the writer’s anniversary; this year marks his 115th birthday. A special discussion will be devoted to the work of Hayao Miyazaki. Another round table discussion will discuss the role of comics in popularizing scientific knowledge.

Children will be given a lot of attention at the fair. Young readers will be invited to creative workshops and quests. 

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