Wed, 08/12/2010 - 08:20
Michael Palin, Margaret Atwood and Bernard Cornwell are among the authors to appear at the 2011 Emirates Airline Festival of Literature, the Middle East's largest annual literary festival.
The third annual Emirates Festival takes place from the 8th to the 12th of March next year. Over 100 English- and Arabic-language authors have...
Thu, 26/02/2009 - 16:00
‘Saba’a al khayr,’ I said. There was a chorus of reply: ‘Saba’a an-nur!’ There were other things said too but I didn’t catch them. ‘Merhaban,’ I persisted. Welcome. Then, the unvarnished truth: ‘Ana matsut fi Dubai.’ I am pleased to be here in Dubai.
I teach a...