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Russia is guest of honor at Paris Book Fair 2018

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Russia is guest of honor at Paris Book Fair 2018


03.09.2017

Russia will become an honored guest at the following 38th Paris Book Fair (Salon du Livre) next spring, TASS reports.

According to the exhibition director Vincent Montagne, Russian-French ties in literature, history and culture may be called unique. Cultures have been leading a dialogue for centuries, whereas Paris Book Fair has turned into a ground to praise these ties.

Contemporary Russian literature in the capital of France will be presented by several dozens of people. Organizers are sure that they will show readers the full variety of Russian literary world.

Experienced and renowned writers as well as beginning authors will visit Paris this time.

Rospechyat Head Mikhail Seslavinsky reminded that humanitarian communication between Russian and French intellectual class have been going on for more than two centuries. Books by Pushkin, Gogol, Turgenev, Tsvetaeva were published in French when their authors were alive. He is assured that the main goal of today is just to remember these glorious historical episodes and to create a ground for numerous literary meetings in the twenty-first century.

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