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Omani author Jokha Alharthi wins Booker International Prize

Wednesday, 22 May 2019

Omani author Jokha Alharthi won the prestigious Man Booker International Prize on Tuesday for &ldquo ......

Nobel literature prizes for 2018 and 2019 to be given this year

Tuesday, 05 March 2019

Two Nobel prizes will be awarded for literature this year after the Swedish literary academy that ......

Sharjah kicks off 37th edition of its International Book Fair

Thursday, 01 November 2018

The 37th edition of the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) began on Wednesday and is expected to ......

Retracing Arab footsteps: In Dawadmi, home of 300,000-year-old settlement

Friday, 17 August 2018

On his way to the town of Dawadmi, Eid al-Yahya stops in the al-Hariq governorate where a prominent ......

Retracing Arab footsteps: A history that starts with Mecca

Thursday, 16 August 2018

On his first journey to discover the kingdom’s anthropological treasures, Eid al-Yahya, starts ......

Who's the Arab world's most followed literary figure on social media?

Tuesday, 07 August 2018

An Arab female writer from Algeria tops literature figures from the region with most followers on ......

‘The English Patient’ voted best Man Booker Prize winner

Monday, 09 July 2018

Michael Ondaatje’s “The English Patient” was named the greatest-ever winner of the ......

‘Google Doodle’ pays ode to Egyptian novelist Radwa Ashour

Saturday, 26 May 2018

In a tribute to what would have been her 72nd birthday, Google Doodle has put up an illustration of ......

2018 Nobel Literature Prize postponed after #Metoo turmoil

Friday, 04 May 2018

The Swedish Academy said Friday it would postpone this year’s Nobel Literature Prize for the ......

UAE lawyer discusses his polygamous relationship in book ‘Between Two Wives’

Thursday, 08 March 2018

“My possessions were dispersed, my senses and feelings scattered. That day, I split myself in ......

VIDEO: Isobel Abulhoul on books, technology, Arab authors & literature festival

Tuesday, 20 February 2018

“What has been so incredible for me is how many world class speakers are also writers and ......

Horror master Stephen King to receive PEN America award

Saturday, 13 January 2018

There’s a whiff of horror about PEN America’s new Literary Service Award winner - ......

Tunisia to showcase first erotic exhibition in Arab world

Thursday, 21 December 2017

The first show of Literature and Erotic Arts organized by the Medina Book Club in Tunisia, titled ......

US author George Saunders wins 2017 Man Booker Prize

Wednesday, 18 October 2017

US author George Saunders became on Tuesday only the second American writer to win Britain’s ......

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