More books freer, back in attendance and turns 20 – Entertainment

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(ANSA) – ROME, OCTOBER 21 – It turns twenty and returns to the Nuvola dell’Eur, from 4 to 8 December, Più libri più libero, the National Fair of Small and Medium Publishing, promoted and organized by the Association Italian Publishers-Aie. The most important publishing event in Rome, dedicated exclusively to small and medium-sized Italian publishers, celebrates the restart, after stopping for a year due to the pandemic, with an edition dedicated to Freedom that will see the return of writers and writers from all over of the world. Among the first great guests announced: Jonathan Safran Foer, Alessandro Baricco, Roberto Saviano, Guadalupe Nettel, Zerocalcare, Chiara Valerio, Francesca Mannocchi, but also new writers such as Reni Eddo-Lodge with whom we will reflect on what were the books that have given us freed, breaking patterns, barriers and taboos. After having explored the concept of collective, personal freedom, the commitment to civil and political rights, freedom of the press and of expression, this time the demonstration, which has the concept of freedom in its very name, starts from the fact that they are the very books that liberate and elevate us. This will be the focus of the Fair also told through the stands of the publishers, the meetings, the readings, the round tables. A common thread also recalled in the poster of the 2021 edition, signed by Lorenzo Mattotti, which sees in the center a cloud transformed into a hot-air balloon with two readers on board. An image that, as in the finale of Calvino’s Baron Rampante, indicates the power of literature to take us flying towards the territories of fantasy. More books freer is supported by the Center for books and reading of the Ministry of Culture, by the Lazio Region, Rome Capital, the Rome Chamber of Commerce, Unioncamere Lazio, and by ICE-Agency for the promotion abroad and internationalization. of Italian companies, with the contribution of Siae and Bnl Gruppo Bnp Paribas. It is carried out in collaboration with the Institution Libraries of Rome, Atac, the Capitoline Transport Company, Eur Spa and makes use of Rai’s Main Media Partnership. Take part in Aldus Up, the European network of book fairs. (HANDLE).

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