Long in the works, the joint venture between Ingram Content Group and Shajah Book Authority is now up at running at Publishing City.
At France’s Maghreb Orient des Livres: The Algerian War Anniversary
Paris’ Maghreb Orient des Livres, which celebrates literature from the Middle East and North Africa, focused this year on the six-year Algerian War and independence from France.
Ingram’s Lightning Source: Reintroducing Sharjah Publishing City’s Promise and Potential
The promise of Sharjah Publishing City as a hub for the international book business has taken a step forward with Lightning Source.
Coronavirus Worklife: Iran’s Blue Circle Literary Agency
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.
Maghreb Orient des Livres Turns 26 in Paris
Featuring literature and publishers from the Middle East and France, the Paris-based Maghreb Orient des Livres event is growing yearly.
Celebrity Chefs Publish Soup Cookbook to Aid Syrian Refugees
Celebrity chefs have collaborated on a new charity cookbook, Soup for Syria, to help fund food relief efforts for Syrian refugees.
IPAF-winner Shukri Mabkhout: Defending Freedom and Arabic
Winner of the International Prize for Arabic Fiction, Shukri Mabkhout spoke of his inspiration in the Tunisian revolution and use of Modern Standard Arabic.
In the Arab World Islam Sells in “P,” Unorthodox Sells in “E”
Literary scout Simone Garzella looks at what’s selling in the the Arabic book market how the region continues to evolve amidst some troubled times.
In Morocco, Internet May Lead Children to Books Says Publisher
Amina Alaoui Hachimi from the Moroccan publishing house Yanbow Al Kitab believes the internet is a viable gateway to entice North African children to read.
Following Recent Events, Will You Explore the Mid-East and North Africa for Opportunities in 2011?
The landscape for publishers to explore the Middle East and North Africa for opportunities has never been better. By Edward Nawotka Earlier this month on Publishing Perspectives Egyptian e-book publisher Ramy Habeeb argued that Western publishers had a responsibility to bring “pluralism” to the Middle East publishing community, something they can do by participating in the rebirth of the free and open …