Sheikh Mohamed Funds Book Buying at Abu Dhabi International Book Fair

Another unexpected boost for publishers, as Abu Dhabi's crown prince puts the equivalent of US$1.6 million into play for book purchases. The post Sheikh Mohamed Funds Book Buying at Abu Dhabi International Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-05-24 18:01:11 UTC ]
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Abu Dhabi International Book Fair 2021 Draws 889 Exhibitors

The fair's programming featured 229 sessions during the week, engaging 315 speakers and guests, their comments streamed from the show. The post Abu Dhabi International Book Fair 2021 Draws 889 Exhibitors appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Germany in the Spotlight at Abu Dhabi International Book Fair

Moving its full guest of honor program to 2022, Germany is at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair this year. The post Germany in the Spotlight at Abu Dhabi International Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-05-27 13:24:34 UTC ]
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Afshin Molavi at Abu Dhabi International Book Fair: ‘West to East’

The Johns Hopkins Foreign Policy Institute fellow speaks with Mina Al-Oraibi about pandemic-era dynamics in the Arab region. The post Afshin Molavi at Abu Dhabi International Book Fair: ‘West to East’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-05-27 13:00:13 UTC ]
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At Abu Dhabi International Book Fair: Salha Obaid on Fact and Fiction

The Emirati writer's fiction explores the rapid changes in her home country in recent decades, with factual research as a foundation. The post At Abu Dhabi International Book Fair: Salha Obaid on Fact and Fiction appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-05-26 15:30:15 UTC ]
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Author Tayari Jones on Timing at Abu Dhabi International Book Fair

The author speaks with Emirates Airline Festival of Literature director Ahlam Bolooki, asserting 'You don't have to write every day.' The post Author Tayari Jones on Timing at Abu Dhabi International Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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At Abu Dhabi International Book Fair: ‘The Art of Translation’

Questions of fidelity to a text were among topics discussed by Marilyn Booth, Michael Cooperson, and Hamed Al Ghaithi. The post At Abu Dhabi International Book Fair: ‘The Art of Translation’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-05-25 08:43:12 UTC ]
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Top Arab-World Authors at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair

The cultural program at this year’s Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, curated by the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature, features a strong roster of writers from the Arab world. (Sponsored) By Publishing Perspectives Staff s Publishing Perspectives readers will remember, the Emirates... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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As Abu Dhabi International Book Fair Opens, Publishers’ Stand Fees Are Waived

''Reflecting the value of generosity,' the book fair's administration announces an opening-day break for participating publishers. The post As Abu Dhabi International Book Fair Opens, Publishers’ Stand Fees Are Waived appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-05-23 04:10:05 UTC ]
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Abu Dhabi International Book Fair Expands Translation Grants for Exhibitors

Organizers have expanded the 'Spotlight on Rights' translation grants in 2021 in support for the book industry. The post Abu Dhabi International Book Fair Expands Translation Grants for Exhibitors appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-05-21 13:30:25 UTC ]
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Abu Dhabi International Book Fair Opens, a Professional Program at Its Center

The spaciousness and energy at Abu Dhabi's National Exhibition Center make the just opened book fair there a sprawling, energetic event with a professional program at its heart. The post Abu Dhabi International Book Fair Opens, a Professional Program at Its Center appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Abu Dhabi International Book Fair Includes 25 Translations from French, English, and German

With 1,350 exhibitors on tap and more than 800 sessions and events planned for visitors, the 28th iteration of  the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair is expected to showcase some 500,000 titles and to introduce the Kalima Translation Project's latest volumes. The post Abu Dhabi International... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Industry Notes: Italy’s 18App Is Funded; International Book Fairs Eye COVID-19

Industry Notes: Italy's teen cultural bonus is refunded for 2020. International publishing events grapple with exhibitor, attendee worries about COVID-19. The post Industry Notes: Italy’s 18App Is Funded; International Book Fairs Eye COVID-19 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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At the Abu Dhabi Book Fair: An Industry Ready for Editorial Rigor and Literary Agents

At the 2018 Abu Dhabi Book Fair, Flora Rees of the Emirates Literature Foundation talks about the editor-author relationship and the role of literary agents in publishing across the Arab world. The post At the Abu Dhabi Book Fair: An Industry Ready for Editorial Rigor and Literary Agents... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Abu Dhabi Book Fair: From Swedish Noir to Arabic Poetry

Sweden is the guest of honor at this year’s Abu Dhabi International Book Fair (ADIBF), running from April 30 to May 5 at the vast glass-and-steel Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2020: Shortlists and a London Book Fair Event

The Sheikh Zayed Book Prize announces shortlists and readies a special program at London Book Fair on the impact of prize programs on translation. The post The Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2020: Shortlists and a London Book Fair Event appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Beijing International Book Fair To Emphasize Children’s Books Again

Featuring a parallel children's division for a second year, the Beijing International Book Fair again expects some 2,500 exhibitors and 300,000 visitors. The post Beijing International Book Fair To Emphasize Children’s Books Again appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-28 05:30:44 UTC ]
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London Book Fair: Publishers, Book Aid International Champion Rebuilding Iraqi Library

Since the destruction of the University of Mosul's library, momentum is building for Book Aid International's efforts to coordinate and enable publishers' contributions to rebuilding. The post London Book Fair: Publishers, Book Aid International Champion Rebuilding Iraqi Library appeared first... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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At London Book Fair: Discussing Arabic Literature with Sheikh Zayed Book Award

A widening chorus of literary voices from the Arab world is being heard on the international stage, thanks in part to the leadership of the UAE's Sheikh Zayed Book award, says Lebanon's Nasser Jarrous. The post At London Book Fair: Discussing Arabic Literature with Sheikh Zayed Book Award... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Jerusalem International Book Fair Rebrands as Book Forum

The Jerusalem International Book Fair (JIBF) has rebranded as the Jerusalem International Book Forum, among other changes that herald a shift in the event, which will be held May 12-15 next year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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