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Sharjah International Book Fair starts today!

The 36th Sharjah International Book Fair has been launched this morning at Sharjah Expo Center!

1650 publishing houses from 60 countries are participating, exhibiting more than 1.5 million titles, hosting 393 writers and intellectuals from 48 countries, celebrating more than 2,600 events!

The exhibition will be held from 1st to 11th November, including the "Children's Events" program, offering 1632 events with 44 guests from 20 countries.

The "Cooking Corner" in this year's exhibition is dedicated to 72 events with 12 guests and nine countries. The social networking station will host more than 33 specialized events and workshops with a number of new media celebrities.

The exhibition will be held in Hall No. 1 with the title "Future Zone", in which 10 leading publishing and e-book companies will participate. More than 200 signing ceremonies are held for UAE, Arab and foreign writers, who share their works ranging from poetry, criticism, philosophy, history, theater, and other cultural and cognitive topics.

The Sharjah Book Authority this year has selected the United Kingdom as the guest of honor for the 36th edition of the exhibition, which organizes a series of activities and programs that reflect the depth of English culture and the biography of its literary, intellectual and artistic achievements!