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Czech travel writer Miroslav Zikmund dies at 102
Miroslav Zikmund, a legendary Czech travel writer, has died. He was 102.
Book Review: A Spy in Ka'aba - An ambivalent view of Abdallah Burckhardt
Art critic Dave Hickey, known for book 'Air Guitar', dies
Dave Hickey, a prominent American art critic whose essays covered topics ranging from Siegfried & Roy to Norman Rockwell, has died.
Why Africa is dominating literary prizes in 2021
Some of the world's biggest literary awards, including the Nobel, Booker and Goncourt, have gone to Africans this year.
Lebanese publisher Dar Al Jadeed awarded the 2021 IPA Prix Voltaire
The International Publishers Association’s (IPA) Freedom to Publish Committee awarded Lebanese publishing house Dar Al Jadeed the 2021 IPA Prix Voltaire on Monday 22 November.
Book Alert: Book signing for 'Ayahuasca' by Dina Samak
Ayahuasca, by Dina Samak, (Cairo: Darl El-Maraya), 2021.
Book Review: Intertwining fiction and reality
Awdat Ulysses (Ulysses' Return) by Sherif Asfoury, (Cairo: Dar El-Mahroussa Publishing House, 2021).
Duchess Meghan apologizes to court for forgetting book discussions
The Duchess of Sussex has apologized for misleading a British court about the extent of her cooperation with the authors of a sympathetic book about her and Prince Harry.
George Floyd biography to be published in May 2022
Two Washington Post reporters are working on a biography of George Floyd, from his family history in the tobacco fields of North Carolina to his murder last year in Minneapolis by a white police officer.
Sharjah International Book Fair 2021 is the World's Largest Publishing Event of the Year
The Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) has emerged as the world's largest book fair this year.