Sharjah International Book Fair 29th Edition

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Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
ExpoCenter 7th - 17th November, 2012. Hours | Saturday - Thursday: 10a.m. - 10p.m.; Friday: 4p.m - 10p.m.

Friday, 11 November 2011

Midas PR - Excitement builds for SIBF's International Author Programme

9th November 2011
Excitement in mounting for the Sharjah International Book Fair, which begins next week. The 30th Book Fair includes an exceptional line-up of international authors who will discuss everything from statesmanship through the ages to the nature of memory.
Wednesday 16 November
7-8pm Insights into world leaders through the ages- the human face of our international politicians.
Vayalar Ravi (tbc), George Goodwin, Andrew Rawnsley, Roland White
Chair: Sultan Souood Al Qassemi (tbc)
8.30-9.30pm Finding the truth. How we allow our memories to play tricks - bestselling novelists debate the difference between fact, fiction and scientific truth.
Peter James, Sunetra Gupta, Ms Suaad, Mr Ahmed
Chair: Mohamed Alhosani
Thursday 17 November
11am Various readings from stories
Sally Gardener and Taghreed Al Najjar (author and publisher AlSalwa Books)
5 pm How to achieve success - the role self-esteem plays in business achievement, how to make the changes you need to succeed.
Robert Kelsey, Dominic Prince, Yasser Hareb
Chair: Mishaal Gergawi
6-7pm Promoting Understanding Across Cultures - how literature plays a vital role
Xinran, Rashid (KWB), Greg Mosse and Suleiman Mleihat
7-8pm The woman's voice in fiction - global perspectives
Xinran, Kate Mosse, Shobhaa De, Omaima Abdullah al-Khamis (KSA), Adaf Soueif,
Chair: Mounia Bournat
Friday 18 November
6pm Various readings from stories - Children 4
Sally Gardener and Maytha Khayat
6.30-7.30pm Various readings
Alex Scarrow, David Whitley and Jamal Shehhi
7-8pm The changing facets of Arab politics, history in the making
Robert Lacey, Maha Hasan
Chair: Turki Al Dakheel

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