After Frankfurter Buchmesse, the next major trade show, Sharjah International Book Fair, will feature Nobel winner Abdulrazak Gurnah.
The November 3 event this year makes wider use of the BBC’s visual, audio, and digital channels in a 45-minute program.
The Veneranda Biblioteca Ambrosiana and Sharjah Book Authority agree to the emirate’s digitization of some 2,500 aging Arabic manuscripts.
From the protection of copyright to censorship, taxes, and the need for digital acceleration, a survey of Arab publishers’ hurdles ahead.
With some events held outdoors for safety , the Emirates Airline Festival maintained a strong digital component.
This month’s cancellation of Leipziger Buchmesse points to the shifting outlook for major publishing events, professional and public-facing.
Lemn Sissay is a headliner as the three-week festival closes its hybrid run for this year, having engaged more than 90 authors.
Sharjah International Book Fair has fulfilled its planned 11-day physical exhibition-floor run and three-day publishers conference.
The 39th edition of Sharjah’s International Book Fair is underway with controlled crowd density and other coronavirus risk-mitigation measures.
The Sharjah Publishers Conference is staged in the United Arab Emirates with spaced seating and some speakers in remote locations.