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Lit Fest authors reveal their stranded-in-the-desert books

Consider this our twist on a “desert island” book list…

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Here are 9 great quotes from Sheikh Zayed, the founder of the UAE…

These 9 quotes show how the UAE of today is all part of Sheikh Zayed’s vision…

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Book lovers, the 2018 Literature Festival line-up has been revealed

Some rockstars of the written word will be jetting into Dubai for the event.

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This new book swapping app is the perfect way to beef up your library

Browzly is looking to connect Dubai’s community of avid readers…

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Shh, there’s a silent book exhibition coming to Sharjah next month

54 wordless picture books from 18 countries will be on display

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14-year-old Emirati novelist joins Dubai Police Council

Aysha Al Naqbi has become the youngest member of the Dubai Police’s Council of Young Leaders for her outstanding contribution to literature

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Dubai’s parks are getting their own solar-powered libraries

The solar-powered spaces are designed to encourage visitors to adopt better reading habits

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Everything you need to know about Comic Con 2017

The biggest pop culture festival in the Middle East will feature stars from The Avengers, Game of Thrones, Star Wars and more.

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A book lover’s guide to the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature

With more than 100 writers taking part in the Middle East’s largest literature festival, we’ve picked the ones you don’t want to miss.

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Sheikh Mohammed: “The weapon of Arab nations… knowledge”

Sheikh Mohammed has written an open letter to Paulo Coelho: “Did Read More

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There are some big names jetting in for 2017’s literature festival

Bake Off winners, comedians, Hollywood screenwriters… next year’s Emirates Airline Festival of Literature certainly has a diverse line-up.

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Reads on wheels… you can get books delivered for free in Dubai

If you’re a parent looking for something (ideally free) to keep the kids entertained this month, then read on…

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Safa Public Library is getting completely revamped

All of Dubai’s public libraries are going to be revamped, with the Safa branch the first to get a makeover…

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Game of Thrones star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau is coming to Dubai

Our second favourite Lannister (Tyrion is obviously the first), aka Nikolaj Coster-Waldau is coming to Dubai, details here!

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“I’ve orbited the world 2,650 times”: space talk with Chris Hadfield

We speak to Colonel Chris Hadfield, the first Canadian astronaut to command the International Space Station and author of the best-seller An Astronaut’s Guide To Life On Earth, ahead of the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature.

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Dubai is going to soon be home to a huge library

A huge world-class Dubai library will soon be a reality. Details here…