This year the United Kingdom will be the Country of Honour at the 18th International Book Fair for High-Quality Fiction and Non-Fiction for the first time in its history. The Fair takes place from November 30 till December 4th, 2016 at the Central House of Artists (Krymsky Val, 10) for the 18th time now.

Visitors to the Fair will be able to attend a large-scale programme of literary events curated by the British Council. Leading British authors, well-known Russian experts and a delegation of a dozen book publishers and literary agents from the UK will participate in the programme. 

The participation of the United Kingdom as Country of Honour at the Non/fiction Book Fair is the culmination of the year-long programme of the UK-Russia Year of Language and Literature 2016.