IPA president Bodour Al Qasimi, caps a year of international meetings with publishers with a call for protection of the freedom to publish.
The public-facing 40th Sharjah International Book Fair’s 11-day run drew close to 1.7 million attendees and 1,632 exhibitors.
The Egyptian-Canadian author of ‘American War’ takes the CA$100,000 Scotiabank Giller Prize, as Aspen Words longlists his ‘What Strange Paradise.’
The 2021 winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature reflects on his experience of being a refugee, and ‘the continuation of a colonial narrative.’
The publishing house Philippe Rey has its first Prix Goncourt winner: Senegalese author Mohamed Mbougar Sarr. Rights are selling extremely quickly.
In Hall 4.1 at Frankfurter Buchmesse, UAE stands were busy with meetings, new initiative presentations, and anticipation of upcoming fairs in Sharjah and Abu Dhabi.
After Frankfurter Buchmesse, the next major trade show, Sharjah International Book Fair, will feature Nobel winner Abdulrazak Gurnah.
The Man Booker Prize shortlist of six titles is out today (September 13). In October, Frankfurt Book Fair will have three events in recognition of the prize’s international influence.
Following strife in Bamako, Mali, France’s Etonnants Voyageurs has launched a new book and film festival in Brazzaville, Congo—one for all of Africa.
The 5th Palestine Festival of Literature takes place this weekend, and has overcome challenges to put together one of the most ambitious programs yet.
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