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A Rising Writer

Having been featured as a part of Khaleejesque’s bi-monthly subscription service, we sat down with author Mahmod Shaker to talk…

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Judging a Book by its Cover? Book Branding in the GCC Today

There are not a lot of questions asked when it comes to new books in this region. Yes, some still…

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Interview with Sarah Al Hamad: The Author Talks About Her Second Book “Sun Bread and Sticky Toffee”

Kuwaiti food writer, Sarah Al Hamad, grew up in Kuwait and has been residing in London for the last 15…

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BookMunch: Because a Good Book without a Bite Just isn’t Right

I’m sure most of us have, at least once, snuck in a beverage into a food-prohibited library, and after a…

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Better Books & Café: The Community Bookstore

Founded by Maxine Meilleur, Better Books & Café, located in the basement of a building in residential Salmiya, Kuwait is…

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BookRx: Book Recommendations Based on Your Tweets

We recently came across an exciting webapp called BookRx, which makes personalized book recommendations based on your tweets. Simply type…

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Interview with Robin Barratt: Author of My Beautiful Bahrain

My Beautiful Bahrain, a collection of short stories and poems gathered into a book, was launched earlier this year in…

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Book Review: The Women in My Life by Rasha Al-Hejailan

Saudi national Rasha Al-Hejailan, spent the majority of her life living abroad due to the nature of her father’s work.…

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Words Bookstore Cafe: Bahrain’s Charming Intellectual Spot

Reading is a universal pastime. No matter where you are geographically, you are bound to stumble upon a large commercial…

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(Design) Jashanmal’s Cool Book Posters

The newly revamped Jashanmal bookstore at the Mall of the Emirates in Dubai has delighted its fans and book lovers…

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