Early numbers from the UAE indicate that the 2023 Sharjah International Book Fair has drawn at least 1.2 million visitors.
In its 42nd iteration, the Sharjah International Book Fair opens to what is expected to be an 11-day turnout of more than 2 million visitors.
The enormous exhibition floors at Sharjah opening this week will include a key installation from nearby Abu Dhabi, looking at aesthetics in Arabic.
The 13th Sharjah Publishers Conference has opened with broad-based considerations of issues facing the world book industry today.
The round-table workshops that proved highly successful in the Sharjah Bookseller Conference now are part of the Sharjah Publishers Conference.
At a news conference in the UAE, a new record for the coming 42nd Sharjah International Book Fair in how many markets will be represented.
The three-day Publishers Conference professional program this year runs October 29 to 31, just ahead of Sharjah International Book Fair.
The upcoming 42nd edition of Sharjah International Book Fair will host South Korea as its guest of honor market in November.
The 19th edition of the Sharjah Prize for Arab Culture has been awarded this week at UNESCO headquarters in Paris.
‘The real stars of this parable are the three Iranian sorcerers bearing gifts for our infant industry,’ writes Richard Charkin.