The fair’s programming featured 229 sessions during the week, engaging 315 speakers and guests, their comments streamed from the show.
Goethe drew on the poet al-Mutanabbi and the Thousand and One Nights, and a special exhibition explores shared motifs.
The author discovered that her great-uncle was involved in a Nazi spy ring operating out of New York City just as World War II was beginning.
Moving its full guest of honor program to 2022, Germany is at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair this year.
Questions of fidelity to a text were among topics discussed by Marilyn Booth, Michael Cooperson, and Hamed Al Ghaithi.
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.
Points of ideal translation contracts–including cover credit for a translator’s work–are included in the Guild’s newly released model.
The 28-category British Book Awards program has 41 jurors in place for the 2021 cycle, with an awards program on May 13.
Madrid’s Germán Sánchez Ruipérez Foundation looks at both the ‘mystic’ artistic strengths and business realities of the contemporary industry.