The Sharjah Book Authority announces more information about the soon-to-launch ‘publishing free zone’ and its tax-free incentives for book publishers.
As new members of the IPA, the Arab Publishers Association wants to emphasize that they are an independent, professional, non-governmental organization.
Roger Tagholm reports from the Riyadh Int’l Book Fair, where his pre-conceptions about Saudi Arabia were challenged and cultures connected through books.
At Asymptote, Mahmud Rahman discusses why South Asian literary translation is hamstrung by a lack of institutional support and a dearth of competent translators.
For translations of South Asian literature to become more prevalent in the US, there needs to be a breakthrough, surprise hit, writes Mahmud Rahman.
The latest Sharjah International Book Fair underscored its role in bringing together partners from countries and regions often on the fringes of other fairs.
Mark Linz, the long-serving director of the American University in Cairo Press, died this month, but his legacy lives on in the editors, translators and publishers he fostered.
Bipin Shah, founder of Mapin Publishing, recounts how he ventured into publishing illustrated books on India for the rest of the world and built a global brand.
Publishing Perspectives editor Ed Nawotka shares his memories of September 11, 2001 and considers its impact on the publishing industry.