book fairs

Ahmed Naji’s New New Short-story Collection and Other Releases at 2017 Cairo Book Fair

“China will have a bigger booth this year…and has expanded its participation in the fair to an unprecedented extent.”

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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.