The Big Bad Wolf Online Book Sale UAE, organised in partnership with Sharjah Book Authority (SBA), and held exclusively on noon.com between January 23 – 31, has concluded with the sale of 80,000 books. This was the initiative’s first online book sale for the UAE as a response to the challenges imposed by the COVID-19 outbreak, ensuring readers could continue accessing thousands of books in a safe manner.
The charismatic 22-year-old is the first-ever poet to perform at the National Football League championship, America's most-watched broadcast of the year.
In Jess Lourey’s new book, nothing is as it seems discovers journalist Jess Lourey, as she moves into her fiancé’s hometown, which is bubbling with dark secrets.
So Priyanka Chopra has come out with her very own memoir. While it will be hopefully good, and her story may provide encouragement for the many people who are her fans, it is yet another memoir (“Priyanka Chopra Jonas opens up about
Olivia Sudjic’s second novel takes us through the traumatic past and unsettling present of a protagonist who escaped war-torn Sarajevo as a child and is facing cultural dislocation.
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Margaret Atwood's sweeping body of work is being recognized with a lifetime achievement award that celebrates literature’s power to foster peace, justice and understanding.
Anyone who has ever thrown a book or books away must surely regret their decision later. I’ve done it and regretted it. To my horror, I discovered years later that one of the books I threw away was actually much sought after.
Speaking of stealing books, the novel that comes to mind is ‘The Book Thief’. This is a book about a small girl taking a book that doesn’t belong to her. The book is the undertaker’s book (“Stealing books – the clever and the stupid way,” Sept 25, Gulf Today).