Argentina is guest of honour at this year's Salon du Livre, whilst Shanghai is the city in focus. In fact, 11.5% of books translated into French are translated from Chinese. To make an appointment with Wales Literature Exchange at the Salon please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
On Saturday the 22nd of March, at 17h on stand P76 the Institut français will host the debate
“Cultural Ambassadors of Europe – How do works travel?”
Jean Mattern of Gallimard Editions, Philippe Noble, Dutch-to-French translator and series director at Actes Sud, and Andrey Kurkov, Ukrainian author and member of the 2011 Finnegan’s List jury, will ponder what it is for contemporary texts and classics to “travel” throughout Europe and beyond. The Finnegan’s List project and the European initiative Schwob will be presented.
Do join us in discovering some of the greatest works and cult books from around the world.