The 2022 Sheikh Zayed Book Awards announce the shortlist of titles in three categories: literature, young author, and children’s literature.
The 16 longlisted novels in the International Prize for Arabic Fiction this year include work from nine nations.
Delayed in its jury deliberations, AUCPress’ prize program releases a shortlist of authors from Egypt, Syria, Algeria, and Yemen.
BIEF’s program in Paris has brought Arab publishers into meetings and visits with French counterparts to exchange experiences, books, and viewpoints.
Dubai-based journalist Zeina Yazigi leads the IPA Amman seminar’s upcoming examination in Jordan of publishing’s role in the plight of refugees.
The educational charity Book Aid International cites 25 countries as destinations of its books donated by publishers last year.
In a taut tale of radicalization and jihad, Norway’s Demian Vitanza contributes ‘This Life or the Next’ to a long season of top-notch political literature.
Warning of ‘simplistic messages of violence and horror’ in today’s political discourse, English PEN and associates assert ‘the freedom to read any book.’
A Colombian coffee-growing town went to the Bogotá Book Fair to showcase its own publishing house, run by the municipality.
Some of the UK’s most famous authors and publishers are donating their earnings from book sales to raise £1m for Syrian refugees.