It was March 24, 2019 when Les Etoiles Bookshop opened in Rabat.
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"Brussels' first international cookstore café with Arab identity, a place for literature, music, art, film, events & public conversations."
“What’s happened in the last few years in Egypt has filtered out a lot of people. Diwan came very close to extinction several times. It’s a bit of a miracle we’re still there. The players left in this better learn to collaborate."
Jamalon plans to use the newly raised funds to increase the reach of Arabic books worldwide and to scale up its print-on-demand service.
Bookselling Without Borders is a collaboration involving five American independent presses: Europa Editions, Graywolf Press, Other Press, The New Press, and Catapult.
"On one recent afternoon, al-Moussawi drove to an upscale neighborhood and parked at a mall near the University of Baghdad. There the clientele was mainly students, so he put out textbooks, novels and poetry in different languages, and celebrity biographies."
"Medium-term goals include book fairs in schools, prisons, and refugee camps. The project's long-term goals include a radio show and a museum for rare Arabic books."
"They have every Arabic book you can dream of."
Promising "Arabic books, international bestsellers & new releases, kids books, stationery & book accessories."
The newly opened "Pages" Bookshop is located in the historic Fatih district, close to the Kariye Museum.
"I did not inherit Kotob Khan. Kotob Khan was for me an existential choice."