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By the year 2002, two key studies linking Arab human development to the book industry had been published: The UNESCO report on Arab book production and the Arab Human Development Report, ADHR.
For those of you who have contacted me regarding the Beirut Book Fair 2010, thank you! And below, a few precisions.
The 17th edition of the Beirut Francophone book fair, organized by the Lebanese syndicate of book importers, will be taking place from October 29th through November 7th, at the BIEL expo center.
The Sharjah International Book Fair will be taking place from October 26th to November 6th, 2010.
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As a literary agent specialized in representing Arabic literature for world translation rights, I am often asked how visible Arabic literature is on the international scene. This question most of the time translates into: ‘how many copies do books translated from the Arabic sell?’