France at the New Delhi World Book Fair 2019

FRANCE AT NEW DELHI WORLD BOOK FAIR 2019

French Institute in India in collaboration with the Bureau International de l'Edition Française (BIEF) is participating in the New Delhi World Book Fair 2019.

Come and meet us at The French Pavilion in Hall 7ABC, stall nos. 1 to 6, Pragati Maidan, where we will display the latest collection of French books across genres. Fiction, Non-Fiction, Books for children, Art, Fashion, Lifestyle, Comic Books and Graphic Novels, Photography, Cookbooks and a lot more will be on offer when you come to the French Pavilion!

A number of panel discussions and events will be organised as part of our programme for the fair. 

ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE SHORTLISTED TITLES FOR ROMAIN ROLLAND BOOK PRIZE 2019

6 January 2019
7.00 pm
Oxford Book Store, 
N-81, Connaught Place, New Delhi 

Romain Rolland Book Prize, under the aegis of the French Institute in India and Embassy of France in India, awards the best translation of a French title (francophone area) into any Indian language, including English. The prize aims at encouraging and awarding the efforts made by Indian publishers to bring the best of the Francophone literature, in all its diversity, to the Indian readers.

 

PUBLISHING CHILDREN’S BOOKS IN THE DIGITAL AGE

Panel Discussion 

6 January 2019
12.00 pm 
Events Corner 
Hall 7ABC
Pragati Maidan, New Delhi

The discussion will be moderated by Vatsala Kaul-Banerjee (Hachette India) and will see the participation of Megha Aggarwal (Tulika Publishers), Fabiana Angelini (Flammarion Jeunesse / Casterman Jeunesse), Hannele Legras (Children’s books Literary Agency) and Richa Jha (Pickle Yolk Books).



WOMEN IN INDIAN AND FRENCH PUBLISHING

Panel Discussion


7 January 2019
11.30 am 
Events Corner 
Hall 7ABC
Pragati Maidan, New Delhi

The discussion will be moderated by Urvashi Butalia (Zubaan Books) and will see the participation of Priyanka Malhotra (Full Circle Bookshop & Cafe Turtle), Sunita Kaistha (Assistant Professor, Jesus & Mary College), Priya Kapoor (Roli Books); Neeta Gupta (Yatra Books), Hannele Legras (Hannele & Associates), Fabiana Angelini (Flammarion Jeunesse / Casterman Jeunesse), Rebecca Byers (Perrin) and Nicolas Roche (Director of BIEF).

 

EMERGENCE AND ROLE OF LITERARY AGENTS IN FRANCE AND INDIA

Panel Discussion

8 January 2019
2.30 pm
Events Corner 
Hall 7ABC
Pragati Maidan 

The discussion will be moderated by Anuj Bahri (Red Ink Literary Agency) and will see the particpation of Milee Ashwarya (Penguin Random House), Mita Kapur (Siyahi), Hannele Legras (Hannele & Associates) and Nicolas Roche (Director of BIEF).

 

PUBLISHING SOCIAL SCIENCES IN FRANCE AND INDIA

Panel Discussion

9 January 2019
2.30 pm
Events Corner 
Hall 7ABC
Pragati Maidan, New Delhi

The discussion will be moderated by S. Anand (Navayana) and will see the participation of Nicolas Filicic (Éditions Les Belles Lettres), Rebecca Byers (Perrin), Sunandan Chowdurhy (Sampark), Iti Khurana (Oxford University Press India), Shivangi Sharma (Oxford University Press India) and Teesta Guha Sarkar (Pan Macmillan India).

 

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