Europe stage

  • European stage

  • In March 2019, Europe will be guest of honour at the Paris Book Fair. Just a few months before the European elections, the purpose here is to discuss the cultural richness of our European literary heritage, and to dig into the life being lived by today's Europeans by listening to the authors, actors and intellectuals working to build the Europe of tomorrow.

    • Europe through the eyes of... When literature questions politics, that’s Europe through the eyes of... A series of events in which the many independent creative people currently building Europe exchange ideas with writers about the major societal issues confronting Europe today.

    • The Debates Two months from the European elections, three debates with thinkers, intellectuals and politicians, concerning the geopolitical issues smouldering across Europe.

    • The Ideal Library What is it Europe? How can it be defined? The Paris Book Fair attempts to provide some answers by offering writers the chance to speak about texts which they believe convey the European ideal.

    • Connections A European personality from the world of the arts, illustration, sports, cuisine or politics speaks to a French author of their choice. With Connections, the aim is to test how well ideas and works are flowing across Europe.

    • The Big Interview Every day, the Paris Book Fair organises an interview with a major personality in European literature.

    • An hour in… Country by country, one hour to discover the new voices and faces in European literature.

    • More information to come soon!

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