Thu, 08/11/2012 - 08:30
The Ruler of Sharjah has called on publishers to embrace digital, but make sure authors and publishers continue to play a prominent role in society. The Ruler, Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, was speaking as he opened the 31st Sharjah International Book Fair.
The children's writer Patrick Ness was a surprise winner of...
Mon, 14/05/2012 - 11:36
It’s not often that you see children struggling to steer trolleys full of books, eager to read their new purchases. But at the Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival (SCRF), it is a regular sight. Occurring bi-annually, this year’s fair—the fourth since its inception in 2004—which ran throughout April, hosted more...
Fri, 27/11/2009 - 16:31
One of the most prominent features at the 28th Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) is an item that you would be hard pressed to find at the London, Bologna or Frankfurt book fairs: shopping trolleys.
Over the 10 days of the fair—held this year from 11th to 21st November at Expo Centre Sharjah, and a stone's throw from its...