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La Comédie du Livre de Montpellier - Book fair

La Comédie du livre (book fair) is a big literature party that takes place in Montpellier, at Place de la Comédie and the Esplanade Charles de Gaulle. Meetings, signings, conferences...

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La Comédie du Livre : the literature party!

The next edition of La Comédie du Livre de Montpellier will take place from  19th to 21th May 2017 and Greece will have the place of honour !

Every year on May participate in the largest literary event in the South of France organized by the city of Montpellier, the Region and the  "Cœur de livres" Association.

3 days of culture meetings. Writers, publishers, booksellers, readers ... encounter in Montpellier, Place de la Comedie in the literary event of spring: La Comédie du Livre!

Since 1985, this event brings more and more people and promises a friendly atmosphere on the Place de la Comédie, relayed in the citys of the metropolis through media libraries.

At the heart of the city, more than 300 writers, comic writers, creative writing journals and a large number of publishers and booksellers come to meet a fervent public. A moment of pleasant encounters, conferences, debates, panel discussions, book signings ...

Fun for all ages. And besides, this event is free!

Where ?
Place de la Comédie et Esplanade Charles de Gaulle
34000 Montpellier
Tél. : +33 (0)4 67 34 73 30
More about la Comédie du Livre

Each year a new theme

Germany, United Kingdom, Algeria, Nordic literature, Iberian, American... and Greece in 2017!

A quality program:




following the theme but also authors of the moment!

Among them in 2017, two famous Greek authors Christos Chryssopoulos and Ersi Sotiropoulos.

Comédie du Livre Guided tours

Every year the Tourist Office offers a Comédie du Livre guided tour (2 hours)

Discover "Montpellier, literature", an approach to find authors whose destiny is linked to Montpellier: André Gide, Henry James, Frederic Jacques Temple, Gaston Baissette, Max Rouquette... 

Texts, stories, authors comments will guide you through the alleys, squares and gardens.

A must-do visit!

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