Jonathan Franzen is guest of honour at new Fnac Festival

The French chain Fnac will hold its first book festival on 2-4 September at the Carreaux du Temple in Paris. Guest of honour will be Jonathan Franzen, who will present this year’s Fnac literary prize at the inaugural evening on 1st September. More than 100 authors will participate, signing their work and taking part in debates. Fnac will run a bookshop at the fair, which will be free entry, and other events will be announced when the full programme is published on 25th August at www.forumfnaclivres.com.