Jostein Gaarder (2016)
23rd International Book Festival Budapest has become one of the most visited of the history of this particular fair. More than 230 Hungarian and foreign exhibitors attended, filling both buildings and some of the open space in front of them. A huge number of visitors lined up in front of the tables where authors such as Jostein Gaarder, Janne Teller, János Háy, Ádám Nádasdy, Attila Bartis and many more were signing their books. The guest of honour country in 2016 was Slovakia, introducing many authors and 40 freshly translated titles to the Hungarian readers. 18 debuting authors attended the 16th European First Novel Festival, where Benedek Totth represented Hungary.