Once again, and as usual since 1933, Madrid will hold the book fair from May 28 to June 13. This year will be about 200 bookstores which will draw their booths at the Park of El Retiro. And in view of the success of editions earlier authors such as Jostein Gaarder Norwegian and Danish Peter Hoeg, this time, Feria de Madrid pays homage to the Nordic authors like Stieg Larsson with his saga Milenium. It should be recalled that the Norse literature enjoyed its golden age at the beginning of the last century with authors like the Norwegian Henrik Ibsen, the Swede August Strindberg, the Danish Karen Blixen and the Finnish Mika Waltari. And a century later, we find Steig Larsson already mentioned; to Camilla Lackberg with cries of the past and the daughters of the cold, both published novels in Spanish in 2009; and to John Ajvide Linqvist with his latest novel rests in peace among other authors and whose novels can buy at the book fair, especially if you are housed in a hotel in Madrid.
And in addition to the novels of these authors, You will also find the classics, as well as books for children of the household. And as usual, you can also discover new writers who are trying to make their way in the literary world. This edition highlights the Swedes Asa Larsson and Henning Mankell, the Leif Davidson Danish and Norwegian Saabye Christensen. This is an event organized by the Association of Madrid (Guild of booksellers) book trade entrepreneurs and, Furthermore, are they who give the book of the year award. The hours are from 11 to 14 h and from 18 to 21: 30 h on weekdays. While on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays, the hours are from 10: 30 to 14: 30 h and from 17 to 21: 30 h. This is an open activity of face to the public. If you are planning to attend and in view of the busy that usually it the Madrid book fair, it is advisable to book a hotel in Madrid in advance, as soon as possible since if you wait at the last minute you may have difficulties to get accommodation.