The new release is ‘World Book Capital’ and proceeds from is sales go to damaged bookshops and libraries in Gaza.
The Sharjah Market Focus program at London Book Fair brings two pavilions to the trade show, as well as a stand featuring Sharjah’s World Book Capital year.
Backing ‘the journey of a historic cultural icon’ in Nairobi, the Sharjah World Book Capital program announces support for the McMillan Library restoration.
While reporting big attendance numbers, the Sharjah Book Fair this year is most memorable for events affirming its deepening world publishing relationships.
The 2019 edition of Sharjah International Book Fair’s Publishers Conference is being expanded to three days and broadening the scope of its discussions.
The Kalimat Foundation has new initiatives to aid of young Arab readers in refugee camps and those who struggle with reading disabilities.
Devised as a highly participatory hub of more than 2,500 events, the Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival opens in the coming UNESCO World Book Capital.
Kalimat Foundation has donated 2,000 Arabic-language children’s and young adult books to 11 Italian libraries for Arab immigrant and refugee children.
Sharjah collaborates with Conakry, Guinea—the 2017 World Book Capital—to restore the city’s Djibril Tamsir Niane Library. And Kalimat is in production with its Gallimard translation exchange.
The UAE’s Kalimat Group turned heads at Sharjah International Book Fair with its Rewayat imprint’s new translations: Capote, McEwan, Baldwin, Al Bishr.