Winners of the 2020 book fair
The Book Fair 2020, managed to successfully overcome the difficulties created by the Covid-19 pandemic, coming to the reader in a completely different organization through the online platform.
This year the best Albanian publishers brought their publications to the readers in a virtual fair.
Even in this edition there were translations from foreign literature, but also new publications in Albanian that bear the names of Besnik Mustafaj, Fatos Kongoli, etc. The last day of the fair closed with some appreciation for the best publications.
The Author of the Year award was given to the late Fatos Baxhaku, for his contribution "In the name of Noah", a very interesting work where we have a combination with a historical basis, a subtle and beautiful fanaticism. While the award for Best Translator was given to Agim Doksan for translating the work "The False Life of Adults" by Elena Ferrante.
The prize for the best translation from French literature was awarded to Primo Shllaku for the novel "The Cathedral, Our Lady of Paris"