book fairs

What Sold at the 2011 Riyadh International Book Fair, and Why?

The Saudi Gazette reported this week that sales of nonfiction (or “works of an intellectual bent”) beat out fiction at this year’s Riyadh book fair, which ran March 1-11.


Post-#Jan25 Egypt Experiences a Surge in…Book Fairs

The January 25 revolution has the potential to create a much brighter world for booksellers. However, in the short term, it also snatched the crumb of the 40th Cairo International Book Fair out of their mouths.