Turned on by books

A taipeitimes.com Report says The Taipei World Trade Center will be transformed into Asia’s biggest bookstore once again this week, as international and local publishing houses turn out on masse for the annual Taipei International Book Exhibition.

Attracting publishing houses from around the world, the annual event has become Asia’s largest and the world’s fourth-largest international book exhibition since its inaugural show in 1987. This year a total of 925 publishing houses representing 51 countries are set to fill 2,078 booths at TWTC’s I and II exhibition halls.