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Sharjah Book Festival on November 3; Nobel Laureate in Literature

Sharjah> The Sharjah E-book Pageant kicks off on November 3. The fortieth version in 2021 shall be attended by 1566 publishers from 83 international locations. The Sharjah E-book Pageant, which showcases numerous books, runs from November 3 to 13 this 12 months. Many literary abilities from totally different elements of the world shall be collaborating within the ceremonies. Many writers from Kerala are collaborating this time as nicely. Nobel laureate Tanzanian novelist Abdul Razzaq Khurna, Jnanpith winner Amitav Ghosh, motivational speaker Chris Gardner, Yasmina Khadra and Chetan Bhagat shall be among the many friends on the pageant. Ahmed Al Amiri, chairman of the Sharjah E-book Authority, mentioned particulars of collaborating authors and different dignitaries from totally different international locations can be introduced within the coming days.

The ten,000-square-meter exhibition metropolis will home 1000’s of books by 637 worldwide publishers and 929 Arab publishers. This time 87 publishers are coming from India. Most publishers are from Egypt. 295 publishers come from there. Different prime publishers are from the UAE (138), the UK (138), Lebanon (112), Syria (93) and Jordan (76).

This 12 months’s visitor nation, the UAE Ambassador to Spain, Linigo de Placio, additionally attended the press convention. Guests to the La Caramba Music Pageant, a masterpiece of Spain, will have the ability to take pleasure in it this time round.

The Sharjah E-book Pageant will as soon as once more characteristic a wide range of occasions, together with debates on varied matters, artwork reveals and a cookery present. The organizers hope that guests will arrive on the reunion after Covid management in a fashion just like that earlier than Covid. Admission to the 11-day exhibition shall be free and topic to Covid restrictions.

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