Official launch of Strasbourg as World Book Capital

Morning Inaugural talk: "La ville-livre" In the presence of the French Minister of Culture and the Director of UNESCO French Afternoon Dialogue with François Wolferman French Late Afternoon Official launch of "Grande lecture de Strasbourg" Readings at the foot of the Strasbourg Cathedral  

“Conversa sobre S. da Gama.”

A conversation with Carlos Vaz Marques about the poet Sebastião da Gama whose centenary is commemorated this year. Convento dos Capuchos, Portugal Portuguese

“Cidade Poema”

A conversation with the historian of reading Minês Castanheira on books and libraries. Portuguese Time and place tba.

Talk: “Progetto Colina”

Libreria Sopra la Penna Via della Chiesa, Lucignana, Italy

A talk on ecology and fiction. Italian Time tba.

“Poetische Quellen”

Official opening. A conversation with the Italian writer Fabio Stassi. Moderated by Jürgen Keimer. Italian / German / English Bad Oeynhausen, Germany. Time tba.