‘The Journal of Arabic Studies’ premieres in January, in a new partnership between Brill Publishing and Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Centre.
The fair’s programming featured 229 sessions during the week, engaging 315 speakers and guests, their comments streamed from the show.
Goethe drew on the poet al-Mutanabbi and the Thousand and One Nights, and a special exhibition explores shared motifs.
The author discovered that her great-uncle was involved in a Nazi spy ring operating out of New York City just as World War II was beginning.
Moving its full guest of honor program to 2022, Germany is at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair this year.
A lost novelist, ‘her whispering voice, fleeing depression,’ led this Egyptian poet to one of the biggest literary prizes in the world.
Questions of fidelity to a text were among topics discussed by Marilyn Booth, Michael Cooperson, and Hamed Al Ghaithi.
The 15-year-old award program, says secretary-general Dr. Ali Bin Tamim, now has honored a total 100 laureates.
Another unexpected boost for publishers, as Abu Dhabi’s crown prince puts the equivalent of US$1.6 million into play for book purchases.
”Reflecting the value of generosity,’ the book fair’s administration announces an opening-day break for participating publishers.
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