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[15 Mar 2011 | No Comment | 118 views]

Abu Dhabi’s international book fair opens its doors today.
The 21st edition of the fair features a cultural focus on France and a market focus on Korea.

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[12 Dec 2010 | No Comment | 258 views]

The IPAF, or Arab Booker prize’s shortlist was announced earlier today in Doha, Arab Capital of Culture of 2010. The winner will be announced on March 14th, 2011 in Abu Dhabi.

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[25 Mar 2009 | No Comment | 104 views]

RAYA, a Literary Agency for Arabic Writers

It is common practice at any large international book fair to find booths taken by literary agencies. The practice was unseen in Abu Dhabi until this year, when Yasmina Jraissati took a space to promote her new literary agency RAYA [Booth 3G02], which works exclusively with Arabic-speaking authors.  Based in Paris, the agency has ten authors under contract and Jraissati is looking to make some of its first deals here at the book fair.
Jraissati founded the agency in 2005 and now has ten …

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[24 Mar 2009 | 4 Comments | 626 views]

The Abu Dhabi Book Fair, organized by Kitab, a joint venture between ADACH and the Frankfurt Book Fair, has gathered exhibitors from across the Arab world this year. The presence of US, UK, German, Indian and French publishers should also be noted.
The fair coincided with both the Sheikh Zayed Award and the Arab Man Booker, or IPAF, won this year by Egyptian author Zaydan, for his novel ‘Belzebuth | Aazazil’.

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[24 Feb 2009 | No Comment | 91 views]

RAYA agency will be attending the Abu Dhabi Book Fair, held from March 17th through 22nd.
Our stand number is 3G02. Looking forward to seeing you there!

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[27 Nov 2008 | No Comment | 346 views]

The IPAF’s, or Arab Man Booker prize awarded in Abu Dhabi, long list of 16 titles was very recently published!

The 16 titles below were chosen out of the 121 titles presented for the competition by Arab publishers.