book fairs

Book Fairs Still Thriving in Riyadh, Muscat

The Muscat International Book Fair in Oman, which closes tomorrow and has in the past seen 800,000-some visitors, saw an infrastructural push this year. Meanwhile, the giant Riyadh Book Fair — which sees between one and two million visitors — opened on March 5.

How to Reinvigorate the Beirut, Doha Book Fairs?

Two Arabic book fairs were held at the beginning of December — one in Doha and one in Beirut — and they both reported slow sales. Al-Sharq al-Awsat said that “reports regarding the demise of the Arab-language book are perhaps looking somewhat exaggerated,” although noting that sales have been down for the past three years.


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