The Townhouse art gallery, a cultural landmark, has survived a raid by state authorities and a building collapse.
Art and politics are inseparable in the works of Ghassan Kanafani, now collected in a definitive new edition.
Thousands of books are donated to rebuild the library of the University of Mosul, in Iraq.
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.
An author investigates the link between how Islam is taught and the radicalization of youth in Morocco.
Morocco’s national book fair has a cosmopolitan feel, offering discussions, events and important new publications.
Grassroots and government initiatives hope to spread a culture of reading in the Arab region.
A small bookstore tries to convince Moroccan youth that books are not just for the intellectual elite.
The head of cultural outreach at the modern-day library of Alexandria has worked with underground cables and overhead planetarium displays and broadened the library’s influence.