They are beloved by generations of early readers for their wacky rhyming tales and mischievous plotlines, but six Dr. Seuss books are being pulled because of imagery now considered racist.
Dr. Seuss Enterprises -- the publisher of the bestselling children's books -- announced Tuesday that it is t
The Sharjah Public Library (SPL), an affiliate of the Sharjah Book Authority (SBA), has announced the launch of two initiatives in celebration of the UAE’s Reading Month observed annually throughout the month March.
The two initiatives - ‘Everyone’s Library’ and ‘Rea
As per the Global Burden of Disease study concluded in 2019, bad diets now kill more people worldwide than tobacco.
Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, known for his commitment to seasonal, ethically produced food, has put together a thought-provoking book that gleans from valuable information provided
In cooperation with the Arab Institute for Research & Publishing in Beirut, 2021, the Iraqi critic Dr. Abdullah Ibrahim recently released the "Encyclopedia of Arabic Narration," a new book comprising 424 pages.
The publication is composed of five chapters. The first is entitled "A Book that G
In Louise Penny’s upcoming thriller, a novice secretary of state faces the daunting task of rebuilding American leadership after years of diminishing influence abroad. She is immediately put to the test when a wave of terrorist attacks threatens to destabilize the world order.
A topical pol
Cindy McCain, widow of Sen. John McCain, will have a memoir out this spring
Forum, a Penguin Random House imprint, announced Tuesday that McCain’s “Stronger: Courage, Hope, and Humor In My Life With John McCain” will be released April 27. Forum is calling the book an “inti
We are introduced early on to Anya, the 31-year-old protagonist of Olivia Sudjic’s second novel, “Asylum Road.”
Anya obsessively worries about her life, her scarred past, her family and, in particular, her relationship with her partner Luke, in The Independent’s
The Mosaic publishing house in Istanbul released a new book entitled "Eloquence of the Place" by Syrian journalist and poet Ali Safar.
The book features a bouquet of poems and texts written in 1994 and published for the first time. The introduction of the book is written by Syrian novelist Ibrahi
The Arab Publishers Association has announced that the Lebanese publishing house Dar Al-Saqi won the Abdelaziz Al Mansour Award for Children Stories 2020 in its second edition. The $10,000 award will be entirely given to the winning publishing house.
In a press release by the Arab Publishers Asso
“The homeland does not leave the body until the last moment, the moment of death,” Mourid Barghouti wrote in his award-winning autobiographical novel I Saw Ramallah, in which he details his return to his native Palestine after living in exile for 30 years.
The quote i
Retired astronaut Chris Hadfield will be releasing his first novel – a thriller – later this year.
This seems like an unexpected authorial choice for the former commander of the International Space Station, who is renowned for his non-fiction works such as An Astronaut’s Gu
In her stirring pocket-sized 2020 manifesto How to Stay Sane in an Age of Division, Elif Shafak writes “there are many citizens around the world today who have a hard time recognising their countries, walking like strangers in their own homelands".
The celebrated novelist was referring
The Egyptian General Book Authority is documenting the aspect of technology in ancient Egypt in a book authored by the late great Dr. Fakhrandah Hassan. “Ancient Egyptian Technology” discusses the different aspects that made ancient Egypt exceptional and allowed for the emergence and f
Una Mannion’s insightful debut “A Crooked Tree” slowly starts building up to the point where 15-year-old narrator Libby Gallagher’s family reaches a point of no return.
It starts when her father, an Irish immigrant, leaves his family to find work in New York and then dies.
It was 2019, and Hafsa Zayyan was enjoying all the trappings of a fledgling professional career; a first-class education at both Cambridge and Oxford, training in Singapore and finally a great job working as a dispute resolution lawyer in the City of London. But, she admits, there was a part of he
Sarah, the Duchess of York, has landed a book deal for her debut novel for adults, a historical romance fictionalizing the life and loves of her great-great-great aunt.
In a promotional video posted Wednesday on her Twitter account, the former Sarah Ferguson said the novel, titled “Her Hear
In pop culture, 2020 has been understandably reviled as the “hell year.” It tormented us with a lethal pandemic spiraling out of control, thousands of shuttered businesses, violent protests over racial injustice, raging wildfires and political extremism and lies that underpinned Januar
It might be the award most poets only dream of winning, but this year it's British-Indian writer Bhanu Kapil's turn to bag the top accolade in the TS Eliot Prize for poetry.
Known as the most valuable award for British poetry, Kapil won for her collection of poems called How to Wash a Heart,