Nobel Prize winner Svetlana Alexeievich among star line-up at this year’s Book World Prague Festival

The annual Book World Prague Festival (Svět knihy), will be hosting some major guests this year. Among them are Belarusian Nobel laureate for literature Svetlana Alexievich, leading Russian opposition intellectual Lyudmila Ulitskaya and Hong Kong human rights activist Nathan Law. Swiss writer Lukas Bärfuss, Israeli author Etgar Keret and Canada’s “Queen of Thrillers” Shari Lapena will also be attending.

This year’s 27th edition of the festival will be focused on Italian and Ukrainian literature. The festival takes place from June 9-12 in Prague’s Výstaviště exhibition ground.

Author: Tom McEnchroe