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HISTORY

2013
Orgullo y prejuicio
Jane Austen
2012
Drácula
Bram Stoker
2011
Lecturas en voz alta
Juan José Arreola
2010
Los relámpagos de agosto
Jorge Ibargüengoitia
2009
Cuentos de amor, de locura y de muerte
Horacio Quiroga
2008
Al filo del agua
Agustín Yáñez
2007
Cien años de soledad
Gabriel García Márquez
2006
El Aleph
Jorge Luis Borges
2005
Viaje al centro de la tierra
Julio Verne

2004
Canto general y Residencia en la tierra
Pablo Neruda

2003
Cuentos
Julio Cortázar
2002
Confabulario
Juan José Arreola
 

 

WORLD BOOK DAY

 

What is the World Book Day?

The International Day of the Book is a celebration established in 1995 by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Since 2002, the Guadalajara International Book Fair celebrates this day with a 12-hour long public reading marathon. The work of the selected author is chosen through public voting, and has included Juan José Arreola (2002 and 2011), Julio Cortázar (2003), Pablo Neruda (2004), Julio Verne (2005), Jorge Luis Borges (2006), Gabriel García Márquez (2007), Agustín Yáñez (2008), Horacio Quiroga (2009), Jorge Ibargüengoitia (2010), Juan José Arreola (2011) and Bram Stoker (2012).

In the 2013 edition of the International Book Day, 36,913 readers enjoyed the lecture of Pride and Prejudice, By Jane Austen, in more than 150 locations of Jalisco and the states of Coahuila, México city, Guanajuato, Michoacan, Sinaloa, Sonora, Tlaxcala and Zacatecas.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For further information: contact Press and publicity manager, Mariño González, (52 33) 3810-0331, ext. 952.