Radio Sweden Monday
”Freedom of Expression” was the theme of the Gothenburg International Book and Library Fair. It remains the largest annual cultural event in the Nordic region – we have some highlights for you.
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The Gothenberg International Book and Library Fair has just ended in the Swedish west coast city – the largest annual cultural event in the entire Nordic region. As we hear from Radio Sweden’s Bill Schiller, the special theme this year was ”Freedom of Expression” – focusing on censored, threatened and imprisoned writers, poets and journalists from around the world: