400.000 copies sold in Italy and more than 8 million in the world: those are the numbers of One day, the David Nicholls’ novel that became a movie with Anne Hathaway and Jim Sturgess in 2011. Thanks to this work, the English writer is known and loved for his inborn capacity of making people laugh and cry.
On Thursday, September 12, at 6 pm, Valeria Luiselli will present at Biblioteca Civica Centrale (via della Cittadella, 5) Lost children Archives (Italian publisher La Nuova Frontiera), together with Martino Gozzi.
Jonathan Safran Foer will inaugurate the project Aspettando il Salone, on Tuesday, September 10, at 6 pm at the Aula Magna of the Cavallerizza Reale (via Giuseppe Verdi, 9). The event supported by the University of Turin (Università degli Studi di Torino) will open the season of meetings organised by Fondazione Circolo dei lettori.
Salone Internazionale del Libro is the first and largest fair of Italian publishing.
Every year, in May, more than 1,200 publishers meet in Turin. The whole publishing world, from the largest publishing groups to the independent ones, takes part in the fair involving writers, booksellers, librarians, agents, illustrators and translators. This is the occasion to experience the Italian book production, meeting with all the components of the publishing value chain.
The International Book Forum is the International Rights Area of the Turin International Book Fair created to facilitate contacts, meetings and business networking among international publishers, literary agents, cinema/TV producers and new media companies from all over the world.