Today, World Press Freedom Day is being celebrated with more than 100 events all over the world. The overarching theme for this year’s international event is access to information and fundamental freedoms.
The Norwegian author Jostein Gaarder was in Budapest to partake in the International Book Festival in Budapest, where he received the prestigious Budapest Grand Prize last week. Gaarder is the first Norwegian author to receive the prize, and he shares the honor with international authors such as Salman Rushdie, Paulo Coelho and Michel Houllebecq. The annual International Book Festival in Budape...