The author, an aeronautical engineer, was longlisted in 2019 for ‘Women of the Five Senses.’ He wins for ‘Notebooks of the Bookseller.’
Questions of fidelity to a text were among topics discussed by Marilyn Booth, Michael Cooperson, and Hamed Al Ghaithi.
From the protection of copyright to censorship, taxes, and the need for digital acceleration, a survey of Arab publishers’ hurdles ahead.
Another unexpected boost for publishers, as Abu Dhabi’s crown prince puts the equivalent of US$1.6 million into play for book purchases.
”Reflecting the value of generosity,’ the book fair’s administration announces an opening-day break for participating publishers.
The annual program for young readers in Sharjah this year features authors from 15 nations and the work of 395 artists and illustrators.
Six titles are shortlisted for the 2021 International Prize for Arabic Fiction. Its recognized novels have been translated into some 30 languages.
Novels from Yemen, Tunisia, Morocco, Iraq, Sudan, Algeria, Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait are on this year’s longlist.
A Kuwaiti ministry no longer is to gauge content, as professors in the States worry about Chinese oversight of remote studies in Hong Kong.
The world health crisis has had tangible impact on a new literary agency in Tehran, one of its core staffers contracting the virus during reopenings.