In its newly commissioned stage production, the emirate Sharjah has opened its year as UNESCO’s World Book Capital with a new tale for the ancient canon of the Arabian Nights.
Bodour Al Qasimi met with UNESCO director-general Audrey Azoulay in Paris to discuss the coming Sharjah’s World Book Capital programming.
Kuala Lumpur is the 2020 World Book capital; more political books in the US released and compete with growing sales of Woodward’s ‘Fear’; and PRH has a new CFO.
International officials and media gather on World Book Day to open the 18th UNESCO World Book Capital program in Athens, celebrating what Greece’s Prokopis Pavlopoulos calls ‘the powerful potential of books.’
Calling for ‘a more open dialogue regionally and internationally,’ Bodour Al Qasimi accepts UNESCO’s designation of Sharjah as World Book Capital 2019.
New recognition for efforts that Sharjah’s royal family and civic leadership have made, Sharjah follows Athens 2018 in the “World Book Capital” designation.
Athens learns it’s UNESCO’s World Book Capital 2018 and that its largest bookstore, the 118-year-old Eleftheroudakis, is going under.
Among several plans to promote literature, South Korea hopes to send children’s books to the North as part of Incheon’s turn as UNESCO World Book Capital 2015.
In Buenos Aires, there are books for sale on what seems to be every corner and may be more books per sale per capita than perhaps any other city in the world. By Edward Nawotka BUENOS AIRES: We’re currently in the midst of the Buenos Aires International Book Fair — better known to Spanish-speakers as the Feria del Libro. The …
By Edward Nawotka Every year the International Publishers Association, the International Booksellers Federation (IBF) and the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) to grant the title of UNESCO World Book Capital to one city. This year the World Book Capital is is Ljubljana, Slovenia. Next year it will be Buenos Aires, Argentina, and in 2012 — it has …