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Authors meet readers in International Eurasia Book Fair

By Musa Alcan </p> <p>ISTANBUL (AA) – Several authors met with booklovers in the first International Eurasia Book Fair opened on Saturday in Istanbul.</p> <p>The festival, of which Anadolu Agency is the global communication partner, is supported by Turkey's Culture and Tourism Ministry, Ministry of National Education, Turkish broadcaster TRT and the Istanbul Chamber of Commerce.</p> <p>Historian Erhan Afyoncu, Iskender Pala, Ustun Inanc and Gurbuz Azak were among the authors who attended the fair. </p> <p>&quot;I loved this place. I think it will better off over time,&quot; Inanc, one of the authors, told Anadolu Agency.</p> <p>Azak, another writer, said such fairs are newly enriched and that they are “extremely useful”.</p> <p>The first edition of International Eurasia Book Fair will host more than 200 publishing houses from 70 countries.

The nine-day fair being held under the theme A Long Story will host more than 100 writers.

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