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In the Arab World Islam Sells in “P,” Unorthodox Sells in “E”

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Literary scout Simone Garzella looks at what’s selling in the the Arabic book market how the region continues to evolve amidst some troubled times.

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Are Extravagant Publisher’s Stands at Book Fairs Worthwhile?

Saudi Arabia's stand at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair

Do extravagant stands at book fairs make a difference? Are they a mere splurge, or might they spark the interest of an investor or catch the eye of an author or agent?

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Egypt’s Ibrahim Issa on Reading and Writing After the Arab Spring

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Egyptian journalist and bestselling author Ibrahim Issa believes the Arab Spring has added religious oppression to the existing political hardships of the region.

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Introducing the Library of Arabic Literature in English

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Chip Rossetti of the Library of Arabic Literature introduces an ambitious new publishing project offering classic Arabic texts to English readers for the first time.

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Lebanese-Canadian Author Rawi Hage’s Winding Road to Success

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Lebanese-Canadian author Rawi Hage, a featured speaker at this year’s Abu Dhabi Book Fair, discusses his long, transcontinental path to becoming a novelist.

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Going to Abu Dhabi? Got a Great Story? Let Us Know

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If you’ll be attending the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair and have a great story to tell, a big piece of news, or just want to say hello, let us know.

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SPONSORED POST: ‘Every Country, Every Culture Needs Its Own Children’s Literature’

Emirati YA novelist Noura Noman (left) and German children’s-book writer Kirsten Boie (right)

At the Abu Dhabi Book Fair, Emirati YA novelist Noura Noman and German children’s book writer Kirsten Boie spoke about the world of Emirati children’s literature.

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UNESCO Receives 1m AED from Sheikh Zayed Book Awards

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The 2012 Sheikh Zayed’s Book Awards, worth AED 750,000 each, were handed out to the seven winners earlier this week; UNESCO won AED 1m for sustaining culture.

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SPONSORED POST: Day 2 at ADIBF, Off the Shelves and Onto Your iPad

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Chip Rosetti blogs for the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair about digital publishing and iPad apps from Rufoof

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