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New Italian Books // International launch



New Italian Books // International launch

New Italian Books is the site that promotes Italian publishing, language and culture in the world. It’s bilingual, and aimed at Italian and foreign publishers, literary agents, translators, Italianists, Italian cultural institutes, Italians abroad, and all literature lovers.​

The platform will be officially launched on July 2nd at 11.30am (GMT+1, Italian time). The initiative has been promoted by Treccani with the support of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, the Centre for Books and Reading and the Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities and for Tourism, in collaboration with the Italian Publishers Association (AIE).

Katia Pizzi, Director of the Italian Cultural Institute in London, will speak at the opening and present the programme; followed by Paolo Grossi from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, who will present the portal and the recent extraordinary measures taken by the Directorate General to support publishing and to promote the national economic country system.

Watch live here:

IIC London
IIC Paris
IIC Madrid
IIC Munich
Centro per il Libro e la Lettura


Date: Thursday, July 02, 2020

Time: At 10:30 am

Admission : Free