WRITER OF HONOR AND THEME CHOSEN FOR THE INTERNATIONAL ISTANBUL BOOK FAIROrganized by TÜYAP Fairs in partnership with the Turkish Publishers Association, the 35th International Istanbul Book Fair will celebrate its 35th year between November 12 and 20, 2016 at the TÜYAP Fair Congress and Convention Center, Büyükçekmece.
More than 800 Turkish and foreign publishers and nongovernmental organizations are expected to take part in the fair with a host of events, workshops for children, lectures by authors and hundreds of autograph sessions bringing writers together with their readers.
Writer of Honor and Theme Chosen
The Book Fairs Advisory Board named philosopher Professor Ioanna Kuçuradi the Writer of Honor of the 35th International Istanbul Book Fair. A series of panels and events will be held on the life and works of Kuçuradi with appearances by the author herself.
The theme of the fair will be “Philosophy and Human”. The Fair prepares to host prominent foreign and Turkish writers around the theme. A number of cultural events will focus on the theme of the fair and feature Professor Ioanna Kuçuradi and other authors as guest speakers.
The 35th International Istanbul Book Fair will be held concurrently with the 26th Istanbul Art Fair-ARTIST 2016. The fair will be open between 10 am and 7 pm during the week and between 10 am and 8 pm on the weekend. The fair will close at 7 pm on Sunday, November 20.