The download first, pay-as-you-read ebook sales model from Total Boox in Israel promises a superior consumer experience by minimizing the uncertainty of book buying.
In 1948 some 70,000 books were looted from Palestinian libraries by the state of Israel. A new documentary considers their fate and the implications of intellectual occupation.
A study of Palestinian and Israeli textbooks found not bigotry so much as a ‘lack of information about the religions, culture, economic and daily activities of the other.’
With competitive bookstores, strong sales and three major languages – Hebrew, Arabic and Russian – Israel’s small but vibrant publishing industry is on the rise.
The Guadalajara International Book Fair (FIL) will host Israel as Guest of Honor in 2013, providing a platform for Israeli writers to be better known in the region.
The 5th Palestine Festival of Literature takes place this weekend, and has overcome challenges to put together one of the most ambitious programs yet.
Israel’s Castle Builders is working with top companies, such as DreamWorks and Sanrio (Hello Kitty), to bring their character-based brands to book apps.
There is simply no better way to bridge a cultural divide than through books, a wide variety translations from around the world
American organization ANERA encourages reading among parents and children of the West Bank
This article is part of a series on publishing in the Middle East which is sponsored by the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair. By Olivia Snaije Anyone involved in the art of translation knows the delicate balancing act it entails: remaining faithful to the original text but allowing the work to stand on its own in its new incarnation. It also …