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New titles directed to the smaller ones at the 2008 Cuban International Book Fair.
Since last t Wednesday, when opened its doors the great reading party, there on sale at the 44 bookstores a number of books that goes from the classic stories of Grimm brothers until the loved mini books.

Enrique Pérez Díaz, director of the publishing house, announced that this year the entity is offering near 120 titles, half of them are printed for the first time, reports the digital site of Habana Radio .

They also started two collections : Ámbar - dedicated to science fiction, crime and fantastic literature, - and XXI, promoting the contemporary narrative of national and foreign authors.

The XXI starts with a publication of two interesting proposals of foreign authors: Loca por Roger (Crazy for Roger) a selection of 12 stories for young people, written by several Norwegian authors, and El cuervo dijo nunca más (The rave said never ever), a youth novel written by the Italian writer Carlos Frabetti, from whom they are also re-printing Malditas matemáticas (Damn mathematics).

Galicia, the Guest of honor culture to the event, will received a tribute with the book El río va recitando (The river recites), written by the Spanish author Antonio García Teijeiro and the love story mini book Una botella de sol (A bottle of sun) by Omar Felipe Mauri.

Gente Nueva will republish texts usually followed by the public, such as La vendedora de fósforos (The seller of matches) by Hans Cristhian Andersen, Las aventuras de Pinocho (The advebntures fo Pinocchio) by Carlo Collodi, El Principito (The little prince) by Antoine de Saint-Exupery and Había una vez (Once upon a time) by Herminio Almendros.

Pérez Díaz explained that Gente Nueva organizes the Children Pavilion Tesoro de Papel that has been expanded now to the Pabellón Cuba and to the Old Havana Amphitheatre, as part of the policy of the Cuban Book Institute to increase the participation of children and young people at the Fair.


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