Dan Brown heads for Sharjah

Dan Brown heads for Sharjah

Thriller writer Dan Brown is set to be the guest of honour at Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) 2014.

The 33rd edition of the fair takes place from 5th-15th November and will see Brown speak about his work at a special event at the Expo Centre on Thursday 6th November at 7.30pm. 

Following the event, signed copies of Brown’s latest novel Inferno (Random House) in both English language and Arabic, will be available to guests. 

Ahmed Al Ameri, director of the Sharjah International Book Fair, said: “Mr Brown’s books continue to enthral readers from across the globe and we are very happy to be able to offer our visitors the opportunity to meet one of the world’s most brilliant literary minds.”

Other trade speakers at the fair include executive director of Bloomsbury and president of the International Publishers Association Richard Charkin,  Nathan Hull, former Penguin Random House development director now chief business development director at e-book subscription service Mofibo and Ashraf Maklad. Managing Director, Kotobi.com a new Arabic e-bookstore.