Running December 14 to 17, the program has the Institute for Comparative Literature and Society as its lead organizer.
Based in Abu Dhabi, the Sheikh Zayed Book Award releases the first two of its eight longlists showcasing Arabic literature, scholarship, and writing.
The Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Centre has released its new Arabic translation of Yuval Noah Harari’s ‘Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow’ as part of its Kalima project.
The Sheikh Zayed Book Award reports a 76-percent rise in submissions of work by women, and a 47-percent jump in entries of men’s work.
On the final trade-visitor day of Frankfurter Buchmesse, the UAE’s Sheikh Zayed Book Award has several programming points to consider.
‘The Journal of Arabic Studies’ premieres in January, in a new partnership between Brill Publishing and Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Centre.
The program opens its 16th prize cycle with a call for submissions in all nine of its categories, with translation funding expanded.
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.
A lost novelist, ‘her whispering voice, fleeing depression,’ led this Egyptian poet to one of the biggest literary prizes in the world.