New national restrictions on citizens’ movements require the Kuala Lumpur edition of UNESCO’s World Book Capital program to change its plans.
Today, our listing of changes to plans amid the COVID-19 emergency features news from the UAE, Canada, the UK, France, and the United States.
The Sharjah Market Focus program at London Book Fair brings two pavilions to the trade show, as well as a stand featuring Sharjah’s World Book Capital year.
‘Ninety percent of the guests are confirming their participation’ in the new May dates for the Bologna Children’s Book Fair, says Elena Pasoli.
Twelve Emirati writers appear during London Book Fair as part of the Market Focus Sharjah program, produced with the British Council.
Set for completion in April, Sharjah’s new House of Wisdom facility is designed to bring legacy and digital library services together with social learning.
Backing ‘the journey of a historic cultural icon’ in Nairobi, the Sharjah World Book Capital program announces support for the McMillan Library restoration.
While reporting big attendance numbers, the Sharjah Book Fair this year is most memorable for events affirming its deepening world publishing relationships.
Both the president and vice-president of the International Publishers Association led Sharjah’s Publishers Conference spotlight on African publishing.
Grounded in discussions on supporting UAE-based education publishers, this two-day program includes road-mapping sessions to plan the next five years.