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Sharjah Int'l Book Fair Successfully Held amid Pandemic

Sharjah Int'l Book Fair Successfully Held amid Pandemic

The Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF), the first on-ground trade exhibition amid the Covid-19 pandemic, wrapped up on Monday. The exhibition was held between November 4 and 15 at the Sharjah Expo Center.

'Treasure Trove' of Unseen Ted Hughes and Seamus Heaney Writing Found

'Treasure Trove' of Unseen Ted Hughes and Seamus Heaney Writing Found

A “treasure trove” of unseen poems and letters by Ted Hughes, Seamus Heaney and the artist Barrie Cooke has revealed the depth of a close three-way friendship that one Cambridge academic has described as a “rough, wild equivalent of the Bloomsbury group”, reported "The Guardian". Cooke, who died

Rare Books Returned to Owners after 'Mission: Impossible' Burglary in UK

A trove of 240 rare books worth over $3.3 million have been returned to their owners after they were stolen in London by a gang of Romanian men who abseiled down from a warehouse ceiling to avoid setting off alarms. The men, who were jailed in Britain last month, were dubbed the “Mission: Impossi

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