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Czech Republic to be guest of honour at Leipzig Book Fair

The Leipzig Book Fair, one of the most important literary events in the world, gets underway in the East German city this week with the Czech Republic as the main guest of honour. The Czech program will be part of the Czech Year of Culture launched in the city in October last year, celebrating the country’s literature, film, photography, music and design.

 
 
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Josef Koudelka, one of the greatest living Czech photographers and the only Czech to become a member of the prestigious…

 
 
 
 
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