Milan a Place to Read

The exhibition Milan. A Place to Read (curated by FAAM) has been conceived to spread the image of Milan as a city of writers, publishers, and readers. The exhibition, with translations in English, Spanish, and Chinese, and its collateral events, will be linked to the maps of Copy in Milan and used to improve the … More Milan a Place to Read

Copy in Milan

Copy in Milan (a project curated by FAAM, in collaboration with MiBACT-CEPELL, MAECI, Regione Lombardia, City of Milan, AIE and Fondazione Cariplo, with the scientific support of Unimi, Politecnico and Bocconi) aims at promoting the City as a Literary and Editorial district to the literary community and the citizens, through a research project, an exhibition … More Copy in Milan

Laboratorio Formentini per l’Editoria

Laboratorio Formentini per l’Editoria (LabForm), opened in 2015, is dedicated to the enjoyment of literature (with special attention to poetry) and the art of publishing. It is a space for book professionals to talk about their future, to create and host international projects, and to promote the excellence of Italian culture throughout the world. It … More Laboratorio Formentini per l’Editoria

Libraries in Milan | Le biblioteche milanesi

Milan has several historical libraries targeting specialized audiences: Biblioteca Nazionale Braidense (created in 1770 by Maria Theresa); Biblioteca and Pinacoteca Ambrosiana (founded by Cardinal Borromeo in the XVII Century), with an important Leonardo Codex; Biblioteca Trivulziana at the Castello Sforzesco (with another Leonardo Codex). Milan’s energetic book market would not be sustainable without the action … More Libraries in Milan | Le biblioteche milanesi

Bookstores in Milan | Le librerie milanesi

Every bookstore is a cultural hub. The network of bookstores, independent or owned by chains like La Feltrinelli or Il Libraccio, both based in Milan, is rooted in the city and its distribution shows a pervasive presence. Despite the economic crisis, from 1991 to today, the number and variety of bookstores has followed the city’s … More Bookstores in Milan | Le librerie milanesi

Bookcity Milano: la festa dei libri e della lettura | The Great Book Festival of Milan

The Great Book Festival of Milan Since 2012, during the 4 days of Bookcity Milano (organized by 4 editorial Foundations with the Municipality of Milan), writers and readers animate the life of the whole City. In the 2016 edition, around 160.000 people attended over 1400 events in 238 venues, produced and hosted by more than … More Bookcity Milano: la festa dei libri e della lettura | The Great Book Festival of Milan

Il Patto di Milano per la lettura | Milan’s Pact for Reading

1. è lo strumento che la Città di Milano ha adottato per rendere la lettura un’abitudine sociale diffusa, riconoscendo il diritto di leggere come fondamentale per tutti i cittadini. 2. si fonda su un’alleanza fra tutti i soggetti che individuano nella lettura una risorsa strategica ed è aperto alla partecipazione di chi condivide l’idea che … More Il Patto di Milano per la lettura | Milan’s Pact for Reading