Noted Indian poet, novelist and musician Jeet Thayil asserted that the grand jury erred in their decision in splitting the 2019 Booker Prize between two authors. He stressed that the prize should have gone to Bernardine Evaristo and not to be jointly shared with Margaret Atwood.
There couldn’t have been a better platform than the SIBF stage to highlight the importance of reading to young students. And Mark Manson did it in his inimitable style.
A Ukranian sparkler artist displays his unique talent, draws sketches with sparklers.
Sheikha Bodour Al Qasimi, Vice-President of International Publishers Association (IPA), has reiterated the importance of tapping into the immense growth potential of emerging markets, saying that Africa, the Middle East and Asia, are the places to watch.
In honour of the Sharjah World Book Capital 2019 celebrations and to commemorate the latest edition of SIBF, trade licences and office spaces will be offered to the first 38 publishing businesses who approach SPC Free Zone at the book fair.
The gesture is a continuation of His Highness’ constant approach to support the book industry and publishing houses with the aim of providing Sharjah’s public and government libraries with the latest Arabic and international intellectual, literary and scientific publications.
Bollywood actress is the epitome of fashion and beauty, and has sparkled in various red carpet events including at the Cannes International Film Festival
The Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) successfully stamped their name in the books of the Guinness World Records as maximum number of authors signed books at one venue simultaneously and created a new record.
International writing stars and authors of critically acclaimed, award-winning thrillers shared the secrets on their writing process and how to turn out bestselling novels at the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) 2019, during a panel discussion titled “The World of Uncertainty and Thrill” on Wednesday night.
In conversation at the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF), Meik Wiking, the author of “The Little Book of Hygge: The Danish Way to Live Well,” that put the magic of Danish living in the global spotlight, unraveled what lessons countries could take away from the Nordic experience, and how to create a little bit of “hygge” in everyday life.