The Prix Voltaire shortlist, honoring valor in the defense of free speech, includes publishers in Guatemala, Turkey, Lebanon, Belarus, and Gaza.
Aaliya’s Books, a much-loved Beirut bookstore named for a character in a Rabih Alameddine novel, has lost the battle to stay open—for now.
An emergency fund has been opened to get quick aid to West London’s Saqi Books, a publisher and bookstore reporting severe flood damage.
Moving its full guest of honor program to 2022, Germany is at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair this year.
Of Lebanese and German parentage, the poet and author will speak in the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair’s Guest of Honor program.
Novels from Yemen, Tunisia, Morocco, Iraq, Sudan, Algeria, Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait are on this year’s longlist.
Leaders of Frankfurter Buchmesse and the Börsenverein, supported by the International Publishers Association, condemn the killing of Lokman Slim.
Sharjah International Book Fair has fulfilled its planned 11-day physical exhibition-floor run and three-day publishers conference.
The 39th edition of Sharjah’s International Book Fair is underway with controlled crowd density and other coronavirus risk-mitigation measures.
The Sharjah World Book Capital Office and Sharjah Book Authority are providing new grants to support Lebanese publishers and book fairs.