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.
The 39th Sharjah International Book Fair is to be a physical and digital event, with publishers from 73 countries in its exhibition hall.
The Sharjah World Book Capital Office and Sharjah Book Authority are providing new grants to support Lebanese publishers and book fairs.
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.
Looking to ‘safeguard publishers’ in the COVID-19 crisis, Bodour Al Qasimi and the Emirates Publishers Association announce new aid for the UAE industry.
In Malaysia as it launches its World Book Capital year under the restrictions of the pandemic, the city’s mayor quotes the Quran and ‘Winnie the Pooh.’
Sharjah’s 2019 World Book Capital concludes in a live stream from the UAE, after announcing grants from its new Access Sharjah incubator.
Aimed at adults as well as young readers, the new Sharjah Virtual Reading Festiva is being designed to stress cultural inclusion amid social distancing.