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[24 Oct 2008 | No Comment | 131 views]
Reporting back from Frankfurt

Specially noticeable this year in Hall 5 was the presence of the ADACH’s, the Abu Dhabi Authority for Culture and Heritage Foundation, and the MBR’s, the Mohammad Bin Rached al Maktoum foundation, Dubai, bold stands.

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[6 Oct 2008 | One Comment | 803 views]

In the context of Beirut World Book Capital 2009, the Lebanese Ministry of Culture had published a call for cultural projects to be submitted for financial and structural support.

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[17 Jul 2008 | No Comment | 126 views]

We will be attending the Frankfurt book fair from Wednesday October 15th through Friday October 17th.
See you there!

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[11 Mar 2008 | No Comment | 131 views]
and the IPAF winner is…

On March 10th 2008, at the Rotana Beach Resort in Abu Dhabi, UAE, was held the ceremony of the IPAF prize.
The prize was given to Baha’a Taher, for his novel ‘Sunset oasis’.
From left to right, Elias Farkouh, Jabbour Douaihy and Khaled Khalifa, finalists to the IPAF prize, at breakfast!

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[1 Feb 2008 | No Comment | 119 views]

We are very proud to inform you that three of our authors are finalists to the most prestigious Arab literary prize ever:

“In praise of hatred”, by Khaled Khalifa, Syria,
“June rain”, by Jabbour Douaihy, Lebanon
“The land of Purgatory”, by Elias Farkouh, Jordan

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[12 Nov 2007 | No Comment | 392 views]

(in the Belles Etrangeres 2007 press file)
In French, 3 questions to Rania Samara, Professor of literature, Paris III translator Lebanese/French

En quoi la littérature libanaise se différencie-t-elle des autres littératures arabes ?

Depuis la fin du XIXème siècle et le début du XXème siècle, la renaissance arabe, la Nahda, le Liban a été à la pointe de la littérature et de la pensée arabes grâce à la fondation à Beyrouth d’universités, de maisons d’éditions, de revues et de nombreux journaux qui ont constitué ainsi un phare pour la diffusion d’une culture …