The annual Shanghai Book Fair will kick off tomorrow! Are you ready for this year’s book extravaganza? Here we offer you a mini guidebook.
From August 14 to 20 this year, the seven-day book fair will hold events associated with the number “7.” On each day there will be a reading session of the biography of a role model. Academics will give lectures on ancient Chinese literature.
Additionally, Writers from home and abroad will hold seminars at the Sinan Book Store to discuss how local culture shapes literature. UK-based writer Lyndall Gordon, Japanese novelist Mitsuyo Kakuta, and 33 other internationally renowned writers will attend the book fair.
The main venue for the fair will still be the Shanghai Exhibition Center in Jing’an District. Over 100 other city venues will host the debuts of more than 500 books and 200 autograph events.
Date : 2019.8.14-2019.8.20
Opening time: 9:00 a.m-9:00 p.m (the audience will not be allowed to enter after 8:30 p.m)
Location: Shanghai Exhibition Center (No. 1000 Yan’an Middle Road)
Day ticket (9:00a.m-6:00p.m) 10 yuan / person
Night ticket (6:00p.m-9:00 p.m) 5 yuan / person
Ticket office: Shanghai Exhibition Center No. 2, No. 3; Nanjing West Road No. 6