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Literary Events

Hay Literary Festival – 29 Jan – 1 February 2015

Paris Book Fair -  Salon du Livre - 20 - 23 March 2015
Venue: Porte de Versailles – Pavillon 1- Paris.

Lisbon Book Fair 85ª Feira do Livro de Lisboa – 23 May – 10 June 2015
The Lisbon Book Fair is an event that takes place since 1930. It is in Parque Eduardo VII, which is situated behind Praça Marquês de Pombal.

Paraty International Literary Festival: 1 – 5 July 2015

Edinburgh International Book Festival: 15-31 August 2015

Esomar Latin America 2015 - European Society for Opinion and Market Research Latin America Meeting: 26 - 28 April 2015, / São Paulo, Brazil.

Guadalajara Book Fair - Feria Internacional del Libro (FIL) de Guadalajara, Mexico  – 28 Nov – 6 Dec 2015
FIL takes place on Expo Guadalajara, at Av. Mariano Otero 1499, Col. Verde Valle, Guadalajara, Jalisco.


Michael Jacobs (1952-11.01.2014). British art historian and Hispanophile.
Gabriel Garcia Márques (1927-17.04.2014). Colombian writer, jorurnalist, editor, activist and politician. Won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1982.
João Ubaldo Ribeiro (1941-18.07.2014). Brazilian writer, journalist, translator and university lecturer.
Rubem Alves (1933-19.07.2014). Brazilian psychoanalist, theologician, author, collumnist and university lecturer and administrator.
Ariano Suassuna (1927-21.07.2014).
Brazilian writer and poet.
Nicolau Sevecento (1952-13.08.2014).
Brazilian historian and university lecturer, of Ucranian origin.
Alastair Reid (1926-22.10.2014).
British travel writer and Spanish translator.
Leandro Konder (1936-12.11.2014). Brazilian thinker, author and university lecturer.
Manoel de Barros (1916-13.11.2014). Brazilian poet.

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