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Russian books presented in Jerusalem


Jerusalem International Book Fair posterRussian Publishing houses are introduced on Jerusalem International Book Fair that starts today, June 11.

Russian stand presents more than 1500 books from the major national publishing houses. Literature fans may acknowledge new issues of Russian classics as well as contemporary literature. It will be possible to acquire textbooks, teaching manuals, art albums, kids literature, and popular scientific literature as well.

Israel capital welcomes a “landing party” of Russian writers, poets, translators. In particular Maksim Amelin, Alena Karimova, Andrey Volos, Natalia Ivanova and many others will meet with their present and future readers. Round tables devoted to the poetry issues and translation challenges are also planned.

Russian program will spread to Tel Aviv as well, Rossotrudnichestvo representative office and Jerusalem journal will host events there.

The event will wrap up on June 15.

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