The program opens its 16th prize cycle with a call for submissions in all nine of its categories, with translation funding expanded.
Goethe drew on the poet al-Mutanabbi and the Thousand and One Nights, and a special exhibition explores shared motifs.
Cairo publisher and bookseller Ahmed Rashad on how the pandemic makes the digital transformation more urgent than ever.
The new release is ‘World Book Capital’ and proceeds from is sales go to damaged bookshops and libraries in Gaza.
The Emirati writer’s fiction explores the rapid changes in her home country in recent decades, with factual research as a foundation.
A lost novelist, ‘her whispering voice, fleeing depression,’ led this Egyptian poet to one of the biggest literary prizes in the world.
The author, an aeronautical engineer, was longlisted in 2019 for ‘Women of the Five Senses.’ He wins for ‘Notebooks of the Bookseller.’
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)