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Gulf News - - Sharjah International Book Fair -

What: Shar­jah In­ter­na­tional Book Fair 2018

Where: Expo Cen­tre Shar­jah

When: Till Novem­ber 10

Tim­ings: 9am to 10pm daily (4 to 11pm on Fri­days)

Tick­ets: Free en­try for all De­tails: www.sibf.com

SIBF 2018 guest list

■ UAE guests in­clude Omar Gobash, UAE Am­bas­sador to France; nov­el­ist Sul­tan Al Omaimi, poet Kholoud Al Mualla, poet and writer Saleha Ghabesh, and ac­tor and di­rec­tor Habib Ghu­loom.

■ Arab guests in­clude Al­ge­rian nov­el­ist Ah­lam Mosteghanemi, Egyp­tian nov­el­ist Ah­mad Mu­rad, Kuwaiti nov­el­ist Dr Taleb Al Ri­fai, Su­danese nov­el­ist Amir Taj Al Sir, Jor­da­nian — Pales­tinian nov­el­ist and poet Ebrahim Nas­ral­lah, Le­banese nov­el­ist Al­wiyah Subeh, and Dr Ah­mad Amara from Egypt.

■ In­dian guests in­clud­ing mo­ti­va­tional speaker Gaur Gopal Das; ac­tress Nan­dita Das; composer/vi­o­lin­ist L. Sub­ra­ma­niam; jour­nal­ist Karan Thapar; ac­tor-di­rec­tor Prakash Raj; ac­tress-writer Soha Ali Khan.

■ Western guests in­clude UK writ­ers James E. Mont­gomery, Bruce Parry and Emma Gan­non. Amer­i­can authors in­clude Dr Leonard Mlodi­now, James W. Parkinson and A.J. Finn.

Atiq Ur Rehman/Gulf News

■ Work­ers un­load­ing boxes of books at Shar­jah Expo Cen­tre.

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