Sharjah's Kalimat 'challenging boundaries' with adult fiction list

Sharjah's Kalimat 'challenging boundaries' with adult fiction list

Sharjah publishing house Kalimat will later this month launch the first Arabic language translations of two books by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, including her title Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions. The books will be launched at the Abu Dhabi Book Fair, which opens on 25th April.

Kalimat has acquired all-territory Arabic language rights to the whole of Adichie's oeuvre, and will follow up with a launch of the translated novels - which include her debut Purple Hibiscus and Americanah - at the Sharjah International Book Fair in the autumn. Kalimat's founder and c.e...

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