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'

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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

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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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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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Sheikh Zayed Book Award, PP, and Frankfurt Book Fair NY Hosts Event Celebrating Arabic Literature in Translation

The Sheikh Zayed Book Award, Publishing Perspectives, and the Frankfurt Book Fair New York will host at seminar on Arabic literature in translation in NYC. The post Sheikh Zayed Book Award, PP, and Frankfurt Book Fair NY Hosts Event Celebrating Arabic Literature in Translation appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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UAE’s Kalimat Foundation at Göteborg Book Fair: Arabic Books for Children

During Göteborg Book Fair, the Sharjah-based Kalimat Foundation supports Arabic-language young readers with new books for 25 Swedish library programs. The post UAE’s Kalimat Foundation at Göteborg Book Fair: Arabic Books for Children appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Frankfurt Book Fair Partners with World Cookbook Fair

The Frankfurt Book Fair and the World Cookbook Fair have partnered to strengthen the international culinary and wine publishing community starting in 2015. The post Frankfurt Book Fair Partners with World Cookbook Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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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

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Coronavirus: Milan’s Stefano Mauri to World Book Fairs and Festivals: Postpone

From near the heart of the Italian crisis, a publishing icon withdraws GeMS from London Book Fair and calls rights centers a "nightmare of epidemiologists.' The post Coronavirus: Milan’s Stefano Mauri to World Book Fairs and Festivals: Postpone appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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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

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London Book Fair’s International Excellence Awards Honor ‘Publishing To Build a Better World’

Even as the UK Parliament was compounding the UK's confusion on Brexit at Westminster Tuesday evening, the London Book Fair International Book Awards audience cheered internationalism and cross-cultural solidarity in the largest yet round of honors for the program. The post London Book Fair’s... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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London Book Fair 2019: Why the Story of Our Networked World Is a Story of Upheaval

In his new book, former F.C.C. Chariman Tom Wheeler deftly explores 500 years of network revolutions, and offers an invaluable take on the challenges we now face. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Ahead of London Book Fair: IPA’s New Leadership on the State of a World Publishing Industry

This year's London Book Fair coincides with the arrival of the International Publishers Association's new president and vice-president, leading 'a conversation of public debate' about publishers' role amid 'sensitive socio-cultural issues.' The post Ahead of London Book Fair: IPA’s New... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Lebanon’s Dar Onboz: Arabic Books at a Francophone Fair

'We're driven by a love of what we do,' Dar Onboz's Nadine Touma says, as the Lebanese publishing house pursues its concept of 'books as a tool for change.' The post Lebanon’s Dar Onboz: Arabic Books at a Francophone Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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London Book Fair 2018: Meet the World’s First #1 Bestselling ‘Blockchain’ Author

Does the burgeoning technology—best known in the finance industry for powering cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin—hold promise for publishing? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: In Opening Keynote, Andrew Wylie Defends the World

Wylie offered a strong defense of diversity in literature, and of the importance of international voices in a world that appears to be “broadly reassembling" along nationalist lines. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Ready for Frankfurt Book Fair: Next Page’s Balkan Catalogue in Arabic

In the run-up to Frankfurter Buchmesse, a joint project between the Translation Collider and Next Page Foundation: translators’ choices of Balkan works in Arabic   By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson ‘The Important Role of the Literary Translator’ ranslators are the ones... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Readings Carlton crowned the world's best bookstore at the London Book Fair

Forget your Foyles of London or that Barnes & Noble on New York's Union Square, the top shop sits on Lygon Street, Melbourne. Continue reading at The Sydney Morning Herald

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Frankfurt Book Fair Business Club is Seeking Ambassadors!

Apply by July 31st to be a Frankfurt Book Fair Business Club Ambassador. In exchange for promotion you receive a free pass and added benefits. The post Frankfurt Book Fair Business Club is Seeking Ambassadors! appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Riyadh Int’l Book Fair Offers Window Into Closed World

Roger Tagholm reports from the Riyadh Int'l Book Fair, where his pre-conceptions about Saudi Arabia were challenged and cultures connected through books. The post Riyadh Int’l Book Fair Offers Window Into Closed World appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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