Sweden in the UAE: Kitab Sawti’s Arabic Audiobooks and Dar Al Muna’s Print

At Abu Dhabi Internaitonal Book Fair, two Swedish publishing specialists offer the contemporary and traditions of book technologies to Arabic readers—newly translated audiobooks and carefully crafted hardbacks. The post Sweden in the UAE: Kitab Sawti’s Arabic Audiobooks and Dar Al Muna’s Print appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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