Movie director Kambuzia Partovi, who scripted the only Iranian film to win a Golden Lion in Venice, died on Tuesday of the novel coronavirus, the country’s film body said.
Partovi, one of the "most influential filmmakers of Iranian children's cinema", died in Tehran's Dey hospital aged 64,
Italian newspapers published excerpts from the new book "Let Us Dream: The Path to A Better Future," on Monday ahead of publication next month.
In the book, a conversation with one of his biographers, Briton Austen Ivereigh, Francis talks in some of the most personal terms to date about the time
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The Corona pandemic did not prevent the authorities in the Kurdistan region of Iraq from opening the Sulaymaniyah Book Fair in its second session, in which Kurdish, Arab and foreign publishers are participating.
The organizers called the exhibition "With prevention we accompany the books," and a
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Few things give a person more comfort and relaxation than curling up with a book. It is his or her best companion, there is no substitute for that.
To the child, a book transports him to a world of fantasy, magic and wonder; taking him to places in his imagination he never tread before.
John Banville, who won the Booker Prize in 2005 for “The Sea,” is a master of the sort of immaculate, stylish prose that continues to infuse “Snow,” his eighteenth novel.
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While most booksellers at the 39th Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF), which runs from November 4 – 14 at Expo Centre Sharjah, have been witnessing more crowds than they anticipated, two of them have been witnessing a constant stream of visitors interested in rare and very expensive anti
Winning a writing competition last year that offered a one-to-one mentoring in both writing and publishing a book is what kickstarted her writing project, said 12-year-old British author, Kande Summers, ahead of the launch of her debut novel at the 39th edition of the Sharjah International Book Fa
One of Egypt’s greatest short story writers has died. Said Al Kafrawi passed away on Saturday, November 14, aged 81.
The news was announced in a simple and poignant post on Al Kafrawi's personal Facebook page: “The great writer Said Al Kafrawi has passed away to Allah's mercy.”
The Iraqi author Yousif Al-Azawi, founder of Old Book publishing house, and member of the Publishers Association, has praised the Sharjah International Book Fair, in which he is participating for the first time.
During Gulf Today’s exclusive interview with Yousif, he said, “The coordi
A trove of 240 rare books worth over $3.3 million have been returned to their owners after they were stolen in London by a gang of Romanian men who abseiled down from a warehouse ceiling to avoid setting off alarms.
The men, who were jailed in Britain last month, were dubbed the “Mission: I
Jamie Oliver knows one of the biggest obstacles home cooks face isn't the drudgery of shopping, the chore of chopping or the mess of washing up. Its delivery apps.
What he calls the Uber-ization of the food industry has led to tired families just ordering dinner for delivery or pickup. "It’
A helping hand has been extended to publishers participating at this year’s Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF), in a bid to help stabilise the regional publishing industry after the unprecedented events of this year.
More than Dh10 million worth of books are set to be purchased from pub
After being elected as the new vice president of the United States, sales of all the books that Kamala Harris wrote or revolved around jumped.
Four of the ten best-selling books on Amazon were either written by Kamala or on her behalf.
The books include a book she wrote for children titled &ldqu
Life of Pi author Yann Martel is “nearly finished” with his next book, Son of Nobody, a fragmentary novel inspired by Homer’s Iliad that offers an alternative perspective of the Trojan War.
“I’m days away from sending it to my agent, who’ll then send it off to
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The General Authority for Cultural Palaces has released 40 new titles including poetry collections, novels, plays, and critical and philosophic studies, in addition to documentary books. The Literary Voices series is composed of nine poetry collection including Multicolor T-shirt by Poet Amjad Ray