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Barley renews call for visa overhaul, warning of 'irreversible' damage

Head of Edinburgh International Book Festival Nick Barley has warned of the “irretrievable damage to Britain” by the current visa system, following publishers’ concerns for the free... Read more

Publishers warn of increasing visa trouble for authors

Publishers have spoken out about the increasing problems of authors getting visas for international travel—both when coming to the UK and when making certain trips... Read more

Watson chooses Saqi's British Muslim women's anthology for book club

Actress and campaigner Emma Watson has selected an anthology dispelling myths about Muslim women, The Things I Would Tell You (Saqi Books), as the next... Read more

Newly discovered stories of Nobel Laureate Naguib Mahfouz to Saqi

Saqi Books is publishing a newly discovered collection of short stories by the late author Naguib Mahfouz, who won the 1988 Nobel Prize for Literature.... Read more

Mahfouz collection on working class artists to Westbourne Press

Saqi imprint The Westbourne Press has bought world English rights to Smashing It: Working Class Artists on Life, Art and Making It Happen, edited by... Read more

Aboulela short stories leads Saqi list in indie's 35th year

Saqi Books, which focuses on books on the Middle East and North Africa in the English language, has had to reassert its niche in the... Read more

Saqi Books joins calls for airline to apologise to detained woman

Publisher Saqi Books has added its voice to calls for Thomson Airways to apologise after a British woman was detained after reading one of its... Read more

Duffy and Riddell contribute to Saqi Books' 'Muslamic' satire

Saqi Books is to publish Don't Panic, I'm Islamic: Extreme Vetting, NOW!, a satirical book that claims to provide the answers to "all your burning... Read more

Indie publishers 'spurred on' to publish more from Trump's banned nations

Independent publishers have been “spurred on” to continue producing works that give a voice to silenced nations following President Trump's controversial "travel ban". Read more

Saqi pictures refugee crisis

Saqi Books is to publish a photographic record of the refugee crisis by photographer Giles Duley. Read more

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