Rachel Ingalls, who died in March, is perhaps best known for “Mrs. Caliban,” her 1982 novel about a deeply unhappy housewife who falls in love with a giant sea creature.
Tidying Up guru Marie Kondo is releasing her first children’s book, which will be titled Kiki & Jax: The Life-Changing Magic of Friendship. she hoped characters would 'inspire children and families to tidy and embrace joy'
People misunderstand one another in a Sally Rooney novel. Two characters at a party, for example, try to discuss “a film they had both seen, but it transpired that they were thinking of two different films, which put a halt to the discussion.”
His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, has allocated Dhs2.5 million to enrich Sharjah's libraries with the latest publications.
The Emirate of Sharjah has been declared the 'Special Guest of Honour' at the upcoming Moscow International Book Fair, to be held from Sept.4 to Sept.8.
Arya Ajay Vyas, is a 12-year-old popular YouTuber with a channel called ‘Wish Big’. A student of Mayoor Private School in Dubai, she also credited for a blog. Taking the stage of the Creative Kids Café on day 2 of Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival (SCRF) 2019, Arya revealed how her passion for reading and creativity earned her the first prize at the Oxford UAE Read Competition, which was conducted to celebrate the Year of Reading.
In the presence of Sheikh Sultan Bin Ahmed Al Qasimi, Chairman of the Sharjah Media Council (SMC), and Sheikha Bodour Bint Sultan Al Qasimi, Vice-president of the International Publishers Association (IPA), and Founder and Chairperson of Kalimat Foundation for Children’s Empowerment (KF), the foundation has donated 500 Arabic books to five schools across Jordan provided by Sharjah Media Council (SMC).
'It is a great honour to follow in their footsteps. To embrace books and knowledge as a tool to build, not destroy… a tool to nurture love, brotherhood and tolerance.'
The Abu Dhabi International Book Fair 2019 (ADIBF) will run from April 24-30, 2019, showcasing the UAE’s rich and authentic heritage and its cultural and literary output.