The ongoing Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival has become a major attraction for families and young readers in the region, and publishers are taking notice.
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Roger Tagholm reports from Sharjah, where the emirate is celebrating its turn as Islamic Cultural Capital with wide-ranging festivities the drew global guests.
The Asian Review of Books, recently invited 5 experts to discuss translations and the role they play in bringing Asian literature to English-speaking readers.
Reporting from the Mobile World Congress, Beatrice Stauffer notes the strong advances in mobile tech are creating opportunities for content providers.
Book rights directors Rebecca Byers of Plon-Perrin and Benita Edzard of Robert Laffont discuss the unique challenges and opportunities of working the Arab World.
Kotobi.com, a major new Arabic ebookstore launched at this year’s Cairo Book Fair, has potential to be a gamechanger for publishing in the region.
A new law in Israel is designed to maintain publisher, bookstore and author profits by limiting discounts in the highly competitive bookselling market.
Ahdaf Soueif spoke with The Daily Beast about life in Cairo since the uprising as well as its impact on the city’s writers and bookstores.
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.
Doha’s book fair may be overshadowed by Abu Dhabi and Sharjah, but it has ambitions to raise the cultural profile of Qatar in this fast developing region.