About FILBo

Argentina, Guest of Honor

Every year, approximately 30,000 titles and 80 million copies are published in Argentina exclusively by local publishers. This tendency doubled in the last twenty years. Tradition and cutting-edge trends come together year after year to bring about new titles. There are currently more than 753 publishers in Argentina. Without a doubt, this country is a leader in the region’s book industry, and it’s willing to prove it in Bogotá.
Annual sales in Argentina are as follows:
  • Over 24 million literature books
  • 15 million social sciences books
  • 3.3 million art books
  • 12 million children and YA literature books
  • 4 million law books

"All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us".

The Fellowship of the Ring J.R.R. Tolkien