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Seeing things literally: Filming of TV shows may help boost first-ever book festival in Longyearbyen

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Previous versions of this story have not had a happy ending.

A film festival flopped massively. A rock festival flamed out before the second act. So what makes organizers think an early fall festival focusing on books can succeed?

Ironically, at least part of the answer to the inaugural Longyearbyen Literarature Festival, which begins on Monday, might be the power of television.