Poland will be the guest of honor at the Book World Prague 2020

Book World Prague 2020 to Showcase Diversity of Polish Literature, Andrzej Sapkowski Its Main Star


Second Press Release (March 3) (*.doc)

Second Press Release (*.pdf)

For the 26th Book World Prague, the international book fair and literary festival’s organisers chose Poland as the main guest. The programme to be held at the Holešovice exhibition grounds in Prague on May 14 to 17 is the result of Czech-Polish co-operation and its most distinctive feature is diversity. Its visitors will meet authors of popular crime novels, some of the most remarkable prose writers, as well as authors of renowned Polish poetry – slam poetry included. The list of the most eagerly awaited guests is headed by the doyen of Polish fantasy literature Andrzej Sapkowski. Author of the Witcher saga, which has achieved cult following, returns to the festival after ten years. The multifaceted nature of Polish culture will also be reflected by The Book Night, introducing a rich blend of genres, colourful children’s programme, and debates focusing on the famed Polish school of reportage.