2013.10.11 Fri

Bookuoka 2013 -Fukuoka into city of books –


Fukuoka book stores, publishing companies, old book stores, editors, people who are involved with books and people who like books will gather for frequent book events that will happen simultaneously in parts of Fukuoka city.
The main events are the “Super-recommended book collection chosen by booksellers in Fukuoka” that will be held in about 40 book stores within the city of Fukuoka, and 5 popular cafes will replicate sweets that appear in picture books which will be for sale in menus for a limited time.
On November 3 (Sunday), the “Box of old books in Keyaki-dori”, which is popular every year, will be held.
BOOKUOKA 2013 ~Fukuoka into a city of books~
■ Time: October 20 (Sunday) ~ November 20 (Wednesday)
■ Venue: various places within Fukuoka city


Libro bookstore in the Iwataya bookstore will again have the theme of “A 2 week journey with books” as a base and will have on display selected books that will be crammed inside the building.
On October 20 (Sunday) and October 27 (Sunday), speaking events by famous authors will be held.
Appearances will be made by film director Toru Kawashima, the Bungo award-winning author Yamazaki Nao-cola and also by Hakata’s historial woman Hitomi MaZenda.

■ Time: October 16 (Wednesday) ~ October 29 (Tuesday)
■ Venue: Main building and new building of Iwataya Bookstore