In the Arab World Islam Sells in “P,” Unorthodox Sells in “E”

Literary scout Simone Garzella looks at what's selling in the the Arabic book market how the region continues to evolve amidst some troubled times. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Here are the winners of the Sheikh Zayed Book Awards, one of the Arab world’s major literary prizes.

The Sheikh Zayed Book Awards, among the most esteemed and lucrative literary prizes in the Arab world, recognized winners across seven categories today. This year marks the 14th edition of the awards, each of which comes with a cash prize of $204,000. These awards acknowledge literary and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-08 15:14:35 UTC ]
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OverDrive’s Steven Rosato: The Arab World’s ‘Enormous Advantage’ in Libraries

At the IPA Amman seminar, OverDrive's Steven Rosato will stress that in moving to a digital library ecosystem, 'It's the publishers who must take the leap.' The post OverDrive’s Steven Rosato: The Arab World’s ‘Enormous Advantage’ in Libraries appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-09-16 05:30:15 UTC ]
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Women Rewriting the Rules of Reporting in the Arab World

In “Our Women on the Ground,” an anthology edited by the Lebanese-British journalist Zahra Hankir, 19 female journalists recount their experiences. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-07-29 15:37:53 UTC ]
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Emirates Publishers Association at 10: Driving Books’ Fast Progress in the Arab World

Bodour Al Qasimi, the founding president of the Emirates Publishers Association reflects on the last decade of book publishing in the UAE and the Arab world The post Emirates Publishers Association at 10: Driving Books’ Fast Progress in the Arab World appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Censorship in the Arab World: Debating Its Impact at a Conference in Tunisia

Censorship concerns many in the worldwide book publishing industry today. The Arab Publishers Association conference this month addressed the issue specifically in the Arab world. The post Censorship in the Arab World: Debating Its Impact at a Conference in Tunisia appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-01-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The UAE’s Rewayat Imprint: Translations For, and From, the Arab World’s Adults

The UAE's Kalimat Group turned heads at Sharjah International Book Fair with its Rewayat imprint's new translations: Capote, McEwan, Baldwin, Al Bishr. The post The UAE’s Rewayat Imprint: Translations For, and From, the Arab World’s Adults appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-11-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Arab world should ‘swap guns for culture,’ Sharjah International Book Fair hears

The Arab world should “use culture rather than guns” to achieve its ends, guests were told at the opening ceremony of the 35th Sharjah International Book Fair, held at the emirate’s exhibition centre this morning (2nd November). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sharjah Book Fair’s Professional Program: Boosting Business in the Arab World

In a combination of analysis, commentary, and rights-center deal-making, the 35th Sharjah fair clarifies issues and opportunities for industry growth. The post Sharjah Book Fair’s Professional Program: Boosting Business in the Arab World appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-11-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Arab World’s Book Fair Ambassador

Lebanon's Nasser Jarrous has been fostering understanding between the Arab World and the West by helping open 'closed markets,' such as Qatar and Saudi Arabia. The post The Arab World’s Book Fair Ambassador appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ebookselling Innovation in the Arab World

Jordan's EkTab and Egypt's Kotobi are sell ebooks and print books online in the Middle East and Africa, where distribution poses a constant challenge. The post Ebookselling Innovation in the Arab World appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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On Developing Publishing in the Arab World and the UAE

Sheikha Bodour, founder of the Emirates Publishers Association (EPA), discusses initiatives aimed at professionalizing publishing in the Arab world. The post On Developing Publishing in the Arab World and the UAE appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Arab World Slow to Adopt Digital Publishing

There is a state of confusion in the Arab world regarding digital publishing, with educational institutions at the forefront, though take up is slow. The post The Arab World Slow to Adopt Digital Publishing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-05-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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YA fiction treads carefully in the Arab world

Young adults dominate the Arabic book market, but publishers are acutely sensitive to the slightest challenge to conservative etiquetteThe boom in young adult fiction has left the Arab publishing world playing catch-up, as authors try to compete with Twilight and The Hunger Games without... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Can Narcissus Bring Digital Self-Publishing to the Arab World?

The Italian ebook self-publishing platform Narcissus has launched in Arabic, but finds authors in the Arab world face a steep digital learning curve. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-06-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's Kindle Worlds will allow writers to sell fan fiction

The digital publishing platform will let fans write, publish, and sell the stories they've written based on popular books, TV shows, and more. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Ursula K Le Guin launches broadside on Amazon's 'sell it fast, sell it cheap' policy

Fantasy author accuses the online giant of using its market dominance ‘to control what we write and what we read’The grande dame of fantasy Ursula K Le Guin has weighed in forcefully to the debate about Amazon’s role in publishing. In a blogpost on the site Book View Cafe, entitled “Up the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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J&J's World Cup Campaign Barely Mentions Soccer or World Cup

No soccer players, no references to Rio de Janiero or Brazil. Is this any way to launch a World Cup campaign?Johnson & Johnson thinks so. The official health-care sponsor of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil is kicking off its U.S. marketing effort for the games by hardly mentioning them.... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2014-06-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why the President Didn’t Want the World to Read Mary Trump’s Story

The new memoir takes you inside a dysfunctional American family—and into Donald Trump’s mind. Continue reading at Slate

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6 of the Best Audiobook Mysteries That Will Take You Around the World

Armchair detectives, get ready for a voyage around the world. You don't need to pack a bag--just pick up these audiobook mysteries and get sleuthing. Continue reading at Book Riot

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