Abu Dhabi’s ‘Spotlight on Rights’ has provided some US$500,000 in translation publication and digital-conversion suppport.
For his work in ‘cultural criticism, women’s studies, and critical thinking,’ Abdullah Al-Ghathami is the Sheikh Zayed Book Award’s honoree.
Cathleen Robitaille of Librairie Clavreuil will be at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair: ‘Our aim is to discuss our love of old books together.’
The president of the International Publishers Association stresses the need to develop women’s roles in world publishing.
‘To introduce these authors to wider audiences,’ Dr. Ali Bin Tamim names the 16th Sheikh Zayed Book Award slate of winners.
The Sharjah Book Authority’s new Booksellers Conference runs parallel to the Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival this month.
Now in its fourth decade, the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair in 2019 saw 1,065 exhibitors sell 119,633 books to 149,000 visitors.
Translation funding as well as scholarships are to be supported by the Stand With Ukrainian Fund established by Sharjah and Wroclaw.
The promise of Sharjah Publishing City as a hub for the international book business has taken a step forward with Lightning Source.
Bodour Al Qasimi says, she’s finding publishers ‘now motivated and committed to collaborating more with each other’ worldwide.