Spring is in the air, and what could be better than a break at Hotel Paris France for the Paris Book Fair 2015 ? This prestigious event is a literary landmark, and attracts thousands of industry professionals from all over the world. This year's edition is from 20th to 23rd March at Parc des Expositions, Paris Porte de Versailles and the hotel Paris France is an excellent base from which to discover its many attractions.
Over 198,000 visitors are expected to attend this thrilling literary event, and over 50 countries will be represented as over 35,000 professionals including 2,000 booksellers, 1,200 publishers and 2,000 authors get together at Europe's premier book trade event. Whether you're a professional or simply a book lover, Hotel Paris France offers a friendly welcome and a comfortable environment, and the hotel is also within easy reach of the venue by taxi or metro.
Highlights of Paris Book Fair 2015
The exhibition is a fun filled day out for book lovers of every age, and attracts high level of interest each year. Paris Book Fair aims to introduce new writing from around the globe to a wider audience, and each year several guests of honour are invited.
This year's country of honour is Brazil. 48 authors from a diverse range of genres will represent the country, including world famous writer Paul Coelho, playwright Bosco Brasil and crime novelist Patricia Melo. The cities invited to the 2015 edition of Paris Book Fair are Wroclaw and Krakow, and some of the most exciting new Polish writers will be on hand to talk about their work.
Spend time in themed squares as you explore Paris Book Fair
Paris Book Fair boasts an innovative layout, with areas or 'squares' featuring different themes. This enables you to get a real feel for each genre as you explore the exhibition and some of the highlights include the Cookery Square, Author's Square, Art & Design, Science for All, Knowledge and Learning, and Tourism & Travel and adventure which is a new addition for 2015.
Who is your favourite superhero? That's the question that authors, illustrators, publishers and cartoonists will be posing in the area dedicated to comic books and cartoonists, and it's sure to be a highlight of this spring's event. Whether you prefer Superman, Batman or Asterix, you'll be able to see new aspects of the genre through a series of fun talks and exhibits.
Meet some of your favourite authors such as globally recognised thriller writer Ken Follet, who will presenting his latest book, Sir Roger Moore who is coming to Paris Book Fair 2015 to talk about his life as James Bond 007 and his new biography, or legendary director and writer Roman Polanski. There are so many innovative areas to be discovered at Paris Book Fair 2015, so be sure to book your stay at Hotel Paris France in advance to ensure that you don't miss out on the literary exhibition of the year.
• Book Fair 2015 - Event from march 20 to 23
Paris Exposition, Porte de Versailles - Paris 15th district
Tel. +33(0) 1 40 68 22 22
Subway : station Porte de Versailles, line 12, or station Balard, line 8
Tram line : Station Porte de Versailles, line T3
Hotel Paris France, a charming 2-star hotel near the Louvre
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