Zerocalcare boycott the Turin Book fair for the presence of Altaforte
Through social, the cartoonist roman Zerocalcare announces the cancellation of all his engagements at the international Book fair of Turin because of the presence of Altaforte, a publishing house linked to the movement neo-fascist Apple. “I don't do jihad, do not draw the lines of good or bad between those who go and those who do not, are complex issues that do not end in a choice under the spotlight at the book fair, and on which I hope we will continue to measure ourselves against, because the game will not be closed. I am also happy that others who are going will try with the media not to normalize, that presence, I hope that we will have a way to speak of that which is” part of the reasons for the choice. In addition to the author, the collective Wu Ming, Carlo Ginzburg decided not to attend the event.
The choice has been accepted by BAO Publishing, who has decided not to give up the stand to start to talk about the most important thing: our love of books, and the stories they tell” as we can read from the post on Facebook.
The decision has divided fans of Michele Rech: many agree with her choice, others would have preferred, however, that was to be fought directly on the “field” is the presence of a publishing house that does not hide, as you can imagine from the books and comics, his political inclinations.
Zerocalcare boycott the Turin Book fair for the presence of Altaforte is MangaForever.net