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.”


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.