The new releases by Al-Arabi - Courtesy of the event’s official Facebook page
CAIRO – 14 January 2018: Al-Arabi Publishing and Distributing will celebrate the release of 63 new books at the 2018 Cairo International Exhibition on Tuesday, January 30.
The new releases cover a plethora of different subjects such as society, psychology, health, politics and technology. Notable titles from the new releases include: “Terrorism and Cibercrime” by Ghada Nassar, “Lybia after Gaddafi” by Mohammed Abdel Karim Ahmed and “America and the Islamic political movements” by Ayman Mahmoud el-Sisi, amongst many others.
The details of the fair were announced in a press conference on Wednesday, January 10. The 49th edition poster was also released during the conference.
“The late veteran writer Abdel Rahaman el-Sharakawy was chosen to be the person of the year because he participated in the renewal of religious discourse; in addition to being a renowned theatrical writer,” recounted Haitham el-Hag, head of the Egyptian General Authority for Books.
“The books industry in Egypt is the core of its soft powers, because it is the origin of all kinds of art,” Egyptian publisher Adel el-Masry stated during the press conference.