A first in its 124 years, the IPA votes women executives into both roles, the UAE’s Bodour president, Brazil’s Karine Pansa vice-president.
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.
In two unresolved cases that have come to light recently, the highly regarded Hay Festival finds itself dealing with sensitive allegations from within its ranks.
The Abu Dhabi-based Sheikh Zayed Book Award sees a 23-percent jump in entries activity, Egypt leading in its number of submissions.
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.
Presented by the Sheikh Zayed Book Award, a publisher and a translator weigh in with practical insights and observations.
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.