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- n. A public event at which books are sold, often featuring appearances by authors.
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- n. fair organized by publishers or booksellers to promote the sale of books
- n. bazaar at which books are sold or auctioned off in order to raise funds for a worthy cause
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The book fair was a way for the women to raise money to travel and help out the less fortunate Red Hats.
The book fair in 1968 had an unusually high number of Czech writers for the same reason the Lincoln Center Film Festival was suddenly packed with Czechoslovakian directors.