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Books
Seventy years after its publication, George Orwell's classic dystopian novel "1984" continues to fascinate readers

Aramaic, the biblical language of Jesus is starting to disappear from everyday use in Syria's Maalula

Omani Writer Jokha Alharthi wins the 2019 Man Booker International Prize

For centuries, Mosul was known for its artists and writers, for libraries brimming with books in multiple languages, and for housing Iraq's first printing press.

In his latest book, historian Emad Abu Ghazi examines the Ottoman occupation, in a bid to settle the debate between the labels 'occupation' and 'conquest'

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Book Club aims to educate young readers on the SDGs with a reading list of relevant books in different languages

The writer of In Praise of Hatred published has written a new novel set in historical Aleppo
The move comes after years of efforts by the US book chain to compete against Amazon and the move to online commerce
Some elderly South Koreans are finally learning to read and write, decades after their contemporaries -- and even becoming published authors
The book offers the readers a window to the renowned voices of West African Sufism, which have long gone unheard outside of their respective constituencies
Michelle Obama's memoirs remained a top seller into the new year, selling more than 10 million copies worldwide
"Fire and Fury," the first of a string of books about the Trump presidency, was published in January 2018 and sold more than four million copies worldwide.
Francesco Polacchi, founder of the Altaforte publishing house defines himself openly as a fascist
Male superheroes on average are obese, while the females on average border on being underweight, according to a study of the body mass index
April's issue of Democracy covers a wide range of issues concerning the health and challenges to democracy, in the West but by extension globally
Makos, who established himself as a meticulous researcher, remains strong and dramatic in his writing

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