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Prague – Italy in the spotlight at the International Book Fair

Italia protagonista alla fiera internazionale del libro di Praga con Griffi e Desiati
Italia protagonista alla fiera internazionale del libro di Praga con Griffi e Desiati

This year too, the Italian Cultural Institute of Prague is taking part in the Svět Knihy Praha International Book Fair, the most important publishing event in the Czech Republic, to be held in the fairgrounds of Výstaviště from 23 to 26 May. It will have its own exhibition space and two special guests – Gian Marco Griffi and Mario Desiati.

On 23 May, Gian Marco Griffi, a finalist for the 2023 Strega Prize, will present at the Institute’s stand the Czech translation of the book Inciampi, edited by Sára Rodová for the Meridione publishing house. The discussion will be moderated by Italianist and translator Alice Flemrova.

On 24 May, Mario Desiati will present the Czech translation of Spatriati, the novel with which he won the 2023 Strega Prize, published in the Czech Republic by the Odeon publishing house. In dialogue with the author will be translator Monika Štefková.

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