SHARJAH, UAE: The 42nd Edition of the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) will take place from November 01 to 12, 2023.
It is set to be its biggest edition ever, boasting an impressive collection of 1.5 million titles by more than 2,000 publishing houses representing 108 different countries.
The event will feature an array of prominent guests, including American astronaut Sunita Williams, Nobel Prize laureate Wole Soyinka, renowned Algerian writer Ahlam Mosteghanemi, and Indian actress Kareena Kapoor Khan as headliners.
Organised by the Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) and with the theme ‘We Speak Books’, the SIBF 2023 will bring in 600 authors from around the world for book signing.
This is part of a comprehensive cultural, creative, and entertaining 12-day agenda that includes over 1,700 activities led by 215 guests from 69 countries targeting all age groups and diverse interests.
عامٌ جديد ولقاءٌ يتجدد! ⠀⠀
هل أنتم متحمسون للنسخة الـ42 من معرض الشارقة الدولي للكتاب؟ هذا العام، سنتحدث لغة تتحدثها كافة دول العالم.. هل تعرفون ما هي؟⠀⠀
A new year and a renewed meeting!⠀⠀
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— Sharjah Book Authority (@SharjahBookAuth) October 11, 2023