Amid the explosions and violence, the words still have powerthe Ukrainian and foreign writers who gathered at the Lviv Book Fair, which was held in defiance of the continuous deadly attacks From Russia.
One of the themes that has marked the contest is the search for formulas to reach countries that do not belong to Europe where many do not seem to understand the dimension and consequences of Russian aggression.
The imposing Powder Tower It used to be an important part of the medieval city fortification, where citizens flocked for safety for centuries.
The tower cannot offer the same protection against Russian missiles while around it there are celebrates the 30th edition of the fairmuch smaller than in the years before the invasion.
Yet thousands of people have attended dozens of public debates and book launches, seeking hope that words can transcend borders.