Iraq’s second-largest university is shaking off the vestiges of war. Its publishing house will reopen soon, and other major projects are nearing completion.
Sahar Abdallah, an Egyptian living in Canada, creates “visual poems” inspired by works by literary giants like Fouad Haddad and Mahmoud Darwish.
In her new novel “Harir Al-Ghazala,” the Omani novelist Jokha Alharthi sheds light on her country’s women and their aspirations across generations.
The library of the Dominican Institute for Oriental Studies, in Cairo, attracts scholars from all over the world.
“Building Sharjah” traces the urbanization of the city through its architecture and explores related social and political contexts before and after the discovery of oil.
Book sheds new light on the life of one of the most important Arab women writers in the first half of the 20th century.
Haitham Dabbour’s novel “Embargo” juxtaposes the traditional Scheherazade with a contemporary careerwoman who publicly accuses her boss of harassment.
As Basra’s chief librarian, Alia Muhammed Baqer rescued 30,000 books and manuscripts from being lost as British forces occupied the city in 2003.
Exhibitions at Saudi Arabia’s Misk Art Institute mark the launching of a bilingual book series that seeks to make contemporary Arab artists more widely known.
The key to the market’s success is selling via social media, a method that is new to book vendors and buyers alike in Egypt.