When to visit
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.
■ Workers unloading boxes of books at Sharjah Expo Centre.