A sampling of literary and scholarly works from across the region that we have enjoyed over the past year.
A retired professor hunts down books published in Morocco and makes them available to a wider audience. His challenges reflect the wider problems of Arab publishing.
The Tunis International Book Fair welcomed a large crowd—and academic books were among the key attractions.
A back-to-basics approach to learning could be the most innovative way to improve Arab education.
Research suggests new ways of learning Arabic script and language could help Arab students gain educational ground.
Ursula Lindsey wanders through this famous cultural event and finds a stark reflection of Egyptian contemporary life.
Ursula Lindsey consulted scholars, critics and publishers to come up with a list of notable books by Arab authors or about the Arab world. What is your favorite book from 2015?
Two Syrians are trying to use a bookstore to present a different image of their countrymen and spread Arab culture.
Arabic instruction is filled with unnecessary remnants of past theories and needs a fresher and more practical approach, the author says.
Algeria has made Arabic the teaching language in its primary and secondary schools, but universities usually teach in French. Students stumble.