Pending the upcoming edition of Milan, March 23 to 25, 2018, Odei, the Osservatorio of Independent Publishers, will create new and new Book Pride around Italy, with the aim of giving visibility to independent publishing, To promote reading and to safeguard biblical knowledge. Genoa will be the first date.
From October 20 to 22, 2017, the Book Pride will be for the first time in Genoa at Palazzo Ducale Foundation for Culture with the presence of more than 60 publishers of small and medium publishing. A three-day event with over 100 debates, book presentations and workshops for kids.
Independent publishing is a reality that accounts for between 30 and 40 percent of the entire publishing industry, capable of producing high or high quality production, which performs a fundamental research and scouting activity for the benefit of the entire industry, And yet struggling to find space in the library.
The Alliance of Italian Communications Cooperatives has decided to take part in the Book Pride of Genoa and to become a partner, recognizing in Odei, and at its Independent Publishing Fair, the ability to represent the work of small publishers, Independent Italian publishing. For co-operation, the preservation of literacy and the growth of reading in Italy continue to be important goals and concrete civic engagement.