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.
Sharjah Relief Fund Supports Publishers Affected by the Beirut Blast
The Sharjah World Book Capital Office and Sharjah Book Authority are providing new grants to support Lebanese publishers and book fairs.
Sharjah World Book Capital Leads Beirut Library Restoration Aid
As parts of Beirut struggle to rebuild after the August 4 explosion, the Sharjah World Book Capital Office has stepped in to help restore three damaged libraries.
Lebanon’s Publishing and Bookselling Community: Assessing the Damage
The blast at the Port of Beirut has left many in publishing struggling along with their countrymen in a deepening, complex crisis.