Thursday 15 August 2019 to Sunday 18 August 2019

The eighth Sopot by the Book will be held from 15 to 18 August. Each year, the municipal public library and the city of Sopot select one country the literature of which is the theme of the festival. In 2019, the audience will have the opportunity to discover the culture and the literature of Great Britain.

 Among the guests of the festival will be Reni Eddo-Lodge, Isabel Greenberg, Katie Green, Sarah Hall, Daisy Jonhson, Sarah Perry.

Sopot by the Book also offers thematic series. In the Historical Book cycle, we organise meetings with the authors of the most interesting books recently published in Poland which deal with various aspects of our history. One of the most popular Polish literary journalists, Michał Nogaś hosts interviews by the sea in the Nogaś on the Beach series, which is an opportunity to meet the most talented Polish writers and reporters.

In Sopot, you can taste literature in a variety of forms: concerts (Music by the Book), readings (Theatre by the Book), film screening (Film by the Book), or thoughtfully selected workshops (Sopot by the Book for Kids, Sopot by the Book for Young People).