October 7 agenda: Feria de Madrid International Book Fair

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Wednesday's selection: a leading book fair for Spanish-language authors in Spain, the Nobel Prize for Chemistry is announced in Sweden, a beauty sample extravaganza in New York City, and more.

Feria de Madrid International Book Fair
October 7-9

The 27th edition of Feria de Madrid International Book Fair, one of the premier Spanish-language book fairs, features over 700 exhibitors from 16 countries. Russia is the guest of honor, with more than 15,000 visitors expected for this year's edition.

Nobel Prize for Chemistry
October 7

"Chemistry Nobel Laureates have increased our understanding of chemical processes and their molecular basis, and have also contributed to many of the technological advancements we enjoy today," states the Nobel Prize Site. This year's winners to be announced from Sweden on October 7.

NYC Beauty Sample Sale
October 7
New York City/USA

Major beauty companies will host an extravaganza of presentations, workshops and, of course, freebies from 6 pm to 9 pm at the R Bar in New York.

Ubud Writers & Readers Festival
October 7-11

The sixth edition of the Ubud Writers & Readers Festival is slated to run on the Indonesian island of Bali under the theme "Compassion and Solidarity" including the participation of international writers, journalists, activists and personalities, such as Africa's first Nobel prize winner for literature Wole Soyinka and Slumdog Millionaire author Vikas Swarup.