Nine French authors will attend Kolkata Literature Festival at Kolkata book fair

Vastavam web: Nine French authors will be attending the Kolkata Literature Festival that will be hosted as part of the International Kolkata Book Fair this year.he five authors will be Volodine, Christian Garcin, Gerard Meudal, Jean Claude Perrier, Katia Legeret, Philippe Forest, Sabine Wespiser, Sebastian Ortiz and Shumona Sinha, the general secretary of the Kolkata Book Fair organisers Tridib Chatterjee said at a press meet here today.France is the focal theme of the International Kolkata Book Fair this year and the theme country’s pavilion will be bigger than last year.

“The French pavilion will cover a large area of 14,000 square feet and it will have the latest digital look reflecting the change in technology over the years. It will showcase the French culture and heritage,” the French Consul General in Kolkata Damien Syed said.The minister will also attend the Book fair and visit the French pavilion.In addition, five authors from Russia, including Peter Voltsit, Lev Danilkin and Tatiana Moskvina, will be attending the Kolkata Literature Festival (KLF) at the Book fair.A total number of 65 authors will be attending the KLF.