toda espana madrid eventos  Fairs Madrid book fair madrid Events Madrid The expected Madrid Book Fair has already agreed date: from May 27 to June 12 in Los Jardines del Buen Retiro. This important event is over three hundred booths themed ride along Retiro car. Attendance at the site is completely free and includes the presence of authors from around the world who sign their latest books and give talks about the state of literature today or genres. This year the guest country is Germany, its participation is framed in the celebration of the German Weeks held between April and June and are dedicated to promote German culture events in Spain.

It is an ideal opportunity to dive into the German cultural heritage and understand its idiosyncrasies while his constant self-reflection and self-criticism at the social level. In addition to presentations of books, authors talks will also be open to the public in which topics such as the German book market operation and dissemination of literature in the media both in Germany and in Spain.

During last year’s edition was attended by Norwegian author Jostein Gaarder accompanied by journalist David Cantero and had as guests to the Nordic countries, with guests from the likes of Peter Wessel, Rakel Helmsdal and Pia Tafdrup of Denmark, Otso Kautto and Kari Hotakainen Finland, Iceland Aslaug Jónsdóttir, Tomas Espedal, Dag Solstad and Arne Dahl, Lisa Marklund, Johan Theorin, and Asa Larsson of Sweden, among others.

The previous edition featured more than 300 activities, with crowded book signings by authors, children’s activities, talks by writers, panel discussions, lectures and discussions on various aspects pertaining to literature from various angles, crossing it and making it central topic of debate.

The place is from a few years ago, Los Jardines del Buen Retiro, are considered the lungs of the Spanish capital. It is a great area to look for accommodation in Madrid, enjoy these sprawling acres of park and at the same time one of the largest book fairs in the world.

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