Turkey to be Frankfurt Book Fair Guest of of Honor

Following the work done by the “National Steering Committee” created to direct the 2008 Frankfurt Book Fair Guest of Honor Turkey Project, the 'Guest of Honor Turkey program' based on the concept, 'Turkey In All Its Colors', has taken its final shape.

Turkey's President, Abdullah Gül, and Nobel laureate Orhan Pamuk will be taking part in the opening ceremony at the fair, to be held in Frankfurt 14-19 October. Representing Turkey at the fair events will be 324 writers, poets, critics and translators, 267 artists and 100 publishers.