Geneva Book Fair Highlights
GENEVA (RIA Novosti) — Russia has been invited as a guest of honor
to the 2007 International Book Fair in Geneva, the organizers say.
Italy was the guest honor at this year’s show. Among the highlights
of the nineteenth Geneva Book Fair, there was a display of African
books and periodicals and an exhibit commemorating Napoleon’s Egypt
campaign. As part of the fair, RIA Novosti staged a photographic
show devoted to the 60th anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany
in the Second World War.
people visited the 2005 Geneva Book Fair, which ran for five days,
the organizers report.
Next year, the
fair will be celebrating its 20th anniversary.