Readers unite as book expo opens in the capital

Book-loving Abu Dhabi has got a new book expo that aims to revive print and encourage reading among the younger generation. Oh! There’s a healthy discount on books too. 

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It’s no secret that the capital’s residents are avid readers. Don’t believe us?

Check Abu Dhabi University recently expanded its library, which now houses more than 360,000 books and Operation Smile that is giving you the opportunity to purchase books at a discount while helping a worthy cause.

Not forgetting the recently held Al Ain Book Fair.

Now it’s the turn of ‘Kalima Encourages Reading,’ a collaboration between Kalima, the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi’s translation project and Al Mushrif Mall to promote books and a love of reading among the capital’s citizens.

If you love saving as much as a riveting story, you’ll be ecstatic to  know you can get a discount of up to 75 percent off  titles that have been translated from more than 13 popular languages. We can’t argue with that!

The expo, which serves as a cultural platform to learn about the latest publications of Kalima Translation Project and Esdarat, highlights the importance of books in human development and openness to other cultures.

According to  Saeed Hamdan Al Tuneiji, publications department director at Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi,  the ex also aims to encourage younger generations to learn and discover more about other cultures and authors.

The exhibition runs till 20th October at Al Mushrif Mall, Abu Dhabi. 

 

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