Peru’s Lima International Book Fair targets 590,000 visitors and $6 million in sales this year

Registration is underway for FIL Lima, the international book fair that will run in the Peruvian capital July 19 through August 4. And, and to make sure everybody can get in the floor space has been increased by 1,500 square metres (1,800 sq yards). Event organiser José Carlos Alvariño, who is also president of the Peruvian Read More …

Panama International Book Fair tops 100,000 visitors at half-way mark

Little noticed outside Central America, the Panama International Book Fair is on its penultimate day, running August 14-19. With a population of just 4 million one might expect the Panama book fair to be a low key affair attracting a handful of visitors, but typically 100,000 will turn out for these fairs, and this year Read More …