43.° FERIA DEL LIBRO DE BUENOS AIRES

27 de abril al 15 de mayo en el Predio La Rural.

Lunes a viernes de 14:00 a 22.00

Sábados, domingos y feriado de 13:00 a 22:00


NOCHE DE LA FERIA

29 de abril, entrada gratis desde las 21:00.


33.° JORNADAS PROFESIONALES

25 al 27 de abril, de 9:00 a 18:00


27.° FERIA DEL LIBRO INFANTIL Y JUVENIL

Vacaciones de invierno 2017.

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Buenos Aires Book Fair

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From April 27 to May 15, 2017.
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The most important annual literary event in the Spanish speaking world. Each April, more than one million readers from all over Latin America visit the premises and take part of the thousand-plus literary events we organize.

The 43.rd Buenos Aires International Book Fair in numbers

  • 1.200.000 visitors
  • 45500 sq. m of exhibition
  • 15768 sq. m of stands (15.318 indoor  sq. m, 450 outdoor sq. m)
  • 481 exhibitors
  • 8 Pavilions (Ocre, Frers, Azul, Verde, Amarillo, Rojo, Blanco, Pav. 9)
  • 15 countries and 2 collectivities
  • 15 provinces with stands + City of Buenos Aires
  • 2122 librarians from 1061 libraries participating in the Libro% program by CONABIP
  • 218 publishing companies participating in the CONABIP program
  • 12000 book professionals (publishers, librarians, distributors, translators, illustrators) from 33 countries
  • 10 areas for activities
  • 6 semi-opened areas (3 in Zona Infantil, Zona Futuro, Zona Explora and Zona Digital)
  • 2288 authors signing books
  • 953 cultural acts
  • 281 registered activities taking place in stands
  • 66 acts organized by Los Angeles city
  • 104 international authors
  • 1100 delegations from public and private institutions
  • 78000 students
  • More than $10.000.000 in chequelibros given librarians and to the general public.
  • 12 new publishers participating in a new edition of the NuevoBarrio Program
  • 2212 teachers participated in Zona Docente
  • 448 narrators reunited in the International Meeting of Oral Narration
  • 2643 journalists from 24 countries
  • 295000 friends in Facebook
  • 62000 followers in Twitter
  • 12K followers in Instagram
  • More than 60 videos produced specially in the Book Fair by the UNDAV (Universidad Nacional de Avellaneda)

Remarkable news

  • Presentation of the first Literary Prize by El Libro Foundation: “Salir a la Nieve”, by Máximo Chehin
  • First EducationUSA University Fair
  • Announcement of the “Promoción del Libro y la Lectura” campaign, with the participation of the Argentinian Publicity Council
  • Our own online ticket-sale system
  • Bibliotaxi, with the participation of Easy Taxi
  • The granting of an additional $55 chequelibro for each $500 spent in books.

Professional Sessions

  • Professional Sessions’ Rights Area
  • 120 exhibitors adhered to the Librero Amigo Program,
  • National Logistics: 18.000 kg sent to 231 bookstores
  • International Logistics: 6263,4 kg sent to 276 bookstores located all over the world.

Most searched authors

1) Stephen King

2) J. K. Rowling

3) Mercedes Pérez Sabbi

4) Julio Cortázar

5) Alejandro Pedregal

6)  Gabriel García Márquez

7) John Katzenbach

8) Carlos Ruiz Zafón

9) Florencia Bonelli

10) Ray Bradbury

Most searched books

1) Rodolfo Walsh, la esperanza insobornable; Alejandro Pedregal, Lalo Recatini Méndez, Patria Grande

2) Harry Potter y la piedra filosofal; J. K. Rowling; Edhasa

3) IT; Stephen King; Penguin Random House

4) La sombra del viento; Carlos Ruiz Zafón; Grupo Planeta

5) Me before you; Jojo Moyes; Penguin Random House

6) Cien años de soledad; Gabriel García Márquez, Sudamericana

7) El segundo sexo; Simone de Beauvoir, De Bolsillo

8) Thirteen reasons why; Jay Asher; Puffin

9) 1984; George Orwell; Booket

10) Rayuela; Julio Cortázar, Aguilar, Altea, Taurus, Alfaguara

Most crowded activities

With more than 1.000 assistants: Carlos Ruíz Zafón, Alessandro Baricco, John Katzenbach, Víctor Hugo Morales, Mario Vargas Llosa, Enric Corbera, Hugo Soriani and León Gieco, Madres de Plaza de Mayo, International Booktubers Meeting, Gabriel Rolón, Arturo Pérez-Reverte, Viviana Rivero, Madeleine Roux and the Armenia’s Day Celebration.

Longest books’ signings

John Katzenbach, Arturo Pérez-Reverte, Alessandro Baricco, Carlos Ruíz Zafón, Madeleine Roux, Dross, Benjamin Lacombe, Quino, Tiffany Calligaris, Jojo Moyes, Pamela Stupía, Víctor Hugo Morales; Raiza Revelles, Sebastián Mouret and booktubers.

Next Book Fair

The 44th Buenos Aires International Book Fair will take place between April 26 and May 14, 2018, in La Rural.

The 34th Professional Sessions will take place between April 24 and 26.

Next edition’s Guest City will be Montevideo.

The Fair in Numbers

  • 1,200,000 visitors
  • More than 45,000 sq. m.
  • More than 550 exhibitors
  • 12,000 professionals