The 2012 Sheikh Zayed’s Book Awards, worth AED 750,000 each, were handed out to the seven winners earlier this week; UNESCO won AED 1m for sustaining culture.
Chip Rosetti blogs for the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair about digital publishing and iPad apps from Rufoof
Lebanese novelist Rabee Jaber won this year’s coveted $50,000 International Prize for Arabic Fiction, aka the ‘Arabic Booker’ for The Druze of Belgrade.
Demand for UK academic titles is growing and Western bestsellers are hits in the Mid East: just 2 reasons why the UK is the country focus as this week’s ADIBF.
The Abu Dhabi Book Fair next week will showcase several Arabic digital publishing startups, including Qordoba Books, but there’s still unfulfilled potential.
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The Abu Dhabi Book Fair is hosting an International Collective Stand and offers great opportunities to US and overseas publishers, registration ends January 20.
Business Opportunities for Academic Publishers in the MENA Region With governments strategically investing in higher education, the opportunities for academic and professional publishers are tremendously growing in the Gulf Region. Learn more about the opportunities available to your company and on how to gain access to this market at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair. When: TODAY, 12 October, 14.30 …
Salwa Shakhshir discusses the fourth and final day of publishers training in Abu Dhabi, which today covered branding, promoting reading and e-books.
Day two of this year’s professional training courses for publishers on the campus of NYU Abu Dhabi, documented by Salwa Shakhshir, covered bestsellers, e-books.