The author, an aeronautical engineer, was longlisted in 2019 for ‘Women of the Five Senses.’ He wins for ‘Notebooks of the Bookseller.’
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.
From the protection of copyright to censorship, taxes, and the need for digital acceleration, a survey of Arab publishers’ hurdles ahead.
At this year’s Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, a roster of writers is curated by the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature. (Sponsored)
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.
Organizers have expanded the ‘Spotlight on Rights’ translation grants in 2021 in support for the book industry.
Of Lebanese and German parentage, the poet and author will speak in the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair’s Guest of Honor program.
‘Forging strategic alliances with regional and international partners’ is part of the Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Centre’s goals.