Sharjah Announced Guest of Honour at New Delhi World Book Fair 2019

Sharjah’s pioneering efforts in the promotion of literature, arts in all its forms, intercultural appreciation, reading and knowledge sharing in the region and beyond have been recognised time and again, and in recent years has manifested in the emirate being offered the coveted distinction of being ‘guest of honour’ at several international book fairs and reading festival.

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Wassim Akram: India is also a part of me

Pakistani cricket legend Wassim Akram said that India is a part of him in many ways and that he misses going to the country. The ‘King of Swing’ was addressing a hall full of fans and sports enthusiasts on the final Thursday of the 36th Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF).

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Sharjah Public Library Launches ‘Digital Public Library’

Sharjah Public Library (SPL), a subsidiary of Sharjah Book Authority (SBA), has launched the ‘Digital Public Library.’ The initiative aims to bring together all cultural items held in Sharjah’s libraries, museums, heritage sites and other state departments and make them available to a larger segment of readers, researchers and book lovers from around the world.

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Preeti Shenoy: My second book was rejected 38 times but I never gave up

Preeti Shenoy and Maha Khan Phillips, acclaimed authors from India and Pakistan respectively, shared the stage for a jam-packed student session at Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF). The interactive question and answer session they hosted, and which was attended by hundreds of children from across schools in the UAE, gave an insight into the authors’ lives and shared tips to help those considering taking up writing.

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Lifestyle Expert Tells Audience How to Seize the Day At Sharjah International Book Fair 2017

Author Jasmine Brett Stringer says she is “a lot of things: lifestyle expert, social media maven, nationally sought-after blogger and, most of all, a person who lives life to the fullest by seizing each and every day.”

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Celebrated UK Crime Writers Discuss ‘Whodunnit’ Plot Construction at SIBF 2017

How to plot a story and create characters for an effective ‘whodunnit’ crime novel were two of the topics under discussion at Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) on Wednesday evening, when three celebrated crime fiction writers from the UK participated in a panel discussion.

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Fourth SIBF/American Library Association Conference Commenced today (Wednesday)

Libraries need to resist justifying their existence with Return on Investment initiatives – that was a key message delivered yesterday (Wednesday) at the opening of the SIBF/ALA Conference at the 36th edition of Sharjah International Book Fair.

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Best-selling Author Jokes: “My Writing is Rubbish!” At Sharjah International Book Fair

During a panel session of highly distinguished authors, best-selling crime writer Leye Adenie told an audience at the Sharjah International Book Fair: “I look back at some of the things I have written and think they are rubbish.” Thankfully he is talking about the drafts and not the finished products.

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‘Age-Defying Entrepreneur’ gives Business Lessons to Students at SIBF 2017

He’s known as the ‘age-defying entrepreneur.’ After serving in senior positions in India’s IT industry for over 30 years, Ashok Soota went on to become co-founder and executive chairman of ‘Happiest Minds Technologies.’ Students from across schools in the UAE gathered to take some entrepreneurship lessons from the business start-up star during his appearance at the 36th edition of Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) on Monday.

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Peter Frankopan: The Winners Write History

The winners write history – this is why western-centric versions of our shared past hold sway today. The opinion was one given by Oxford University Professor of Global History, Peter Frankopan, who was participating in a panel discussion taking place at Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) on Monday evening.

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