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80 Russian publishing houses participate in Belgrade International Book fair
80 Russian publishing houses participate 61th International Belgrade Book Fair, Rospechat informs.
More than 500 books, albums, educational and methodical literature exhibited at the Russian stand which is one of the biggest at the book fair. The main goal of the Russian presence is the strengthening of the cultural and social ties between Russia and Serbia as well as between publishers of these two countries.
Russian stand introduces new issues of classical and contemporary literature. The central place is occupied by the Anthology of Russian people's contemporary poetry. It comprises works of 230 poets on 57 languages. 140 translators and 800 various specialists have worked on this book. This anthology does not have analogues in the world.
The visitors of the exhibition will enjoy meeting with Russian authors, recipients of numerous literary awards. Alexander Snegirev will introduce his first novel Vera (the Hope) that has won the 2015 Russian Booker Prize and just now was translated into Serbian language. Also audience will meet with writer Boris Evseev who will talk about his latest prosaic works.
After conclusion of the book fair all the issues to be passed to Embassy of Russia in Belgrade, The University of Belgrade and other institutions promoting Russian language and literature.