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Since the cycle of new publications has slowed due to coronavirus, Ahram Online offers recommendations of books not necessarily published recently that you can read during quarantine


Algerian novelist Abdelouahab Aissaoui won the $50,000 Arabic Booker prize; English translation of his novel expected soon

The publishing group warns that in many countries, the industry is already struggling




Tanmeya bookstore, for example, is offering 20 and 30 percent discounts on books for the public and doctors, respectively

The move is part of a new initiative in response the coronavirus outbreak, aimed at helping people to stay at home, fighting the spread of the virus

Further updates will be announced later through the Arabic Booker website

The Department of Culture and Tourism in Abu Dhabi cited precautionary measure to protect public health, in its reasoning for delaying the fair

The collection includes handwritten documents as well as the original translation of Mahfouz's novel Children of Gebelawy, which was published in 1970 in English

Illustrated children’s books ‘My Little Cairo ABC’ and ‘Fos-hetna Fil Kahera’ will be launched in an event on Friday 7 February

The shortlist for the IPAF’s 13th edition includes five male and one female authors, representing Egypt, Lebanon, Iraq, and Algeria

The Arab writers union concluded its meeting in Cairo with asserting the rights of Palestinians to have their own state with Jerusalem as its capital and condemned all forms of naturalizing of relations with Israel

The fair will be open to the public on Thursday with a record number of 900 publishers


As 2019 comes to a close, Ahram Online lists its top 10 books of the year

The longlist includes 13 male and three female authors from nine countries, ranging in age from 34 to 75


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