The Budapest International Book Festival, which will be held for the 29th time this year, is a noted event of the international book world, a defining professional and cultural forum of the region. The Book Festival will take place between 26th of September and 29th of September 2024 at Millenáris, Budapest.
The guest of honour of this year’s Festival is Jón Kalman Stefánsson. Jón Kalman Stefánsson is a world-renowned writer, one of the most significant authors of contemporary Icelandic literature. He was born in 1963 in Reykjavík, worked as a bricklayer, butcher, fish processor, spent a summer as a policeman at Keflavík airport, later became a high school literature teacher and librarian.