The 80th edition of the Madrid Book Fair opened on September 10 in the Retiro Park of the Spanish capital, and this year Colombia is the guest country.
Until the 26th of this month, the 320 stands will be able to receive 3,900 people daily, with a total attendance of 300,000 visitors being expected.
The Portuguese Lídia Jorge, who in 2020 won the Prize at the International Book Fair of Guadalajara (Mexico), participates in a conversation at the Casa de México in Madrid about Mexican literature and the authors who left a decisive mark on her (Juan Rulfo, Carlos Fuentes, José Emilio Pacheco, Octavio Paz, Elena Poniatowska and Carmen Boullosa).
Ana Luísa Amaral and Lídia Jorge will be at the Madrid Book Fair for autograph sessions with readers, the first on September 19th and 20th and the second on the 24th.
According to information provided by the embassy of Portugal, in addition to participating in the official program, Portugal is represented with the presence of publishers Pato Lógico and Tcharan.