book2book

  booktrade.info

Search Booktrade.info:  


Saturday 28th March

Book2book Home Book Trade News Trade Announcements Bestseller Lists About Booktrade.info

Kotobi, First Arab Ebookstore, Launches At Cairo Book Fair

Posted at 11:04AM Saturday 08 Feb 2014

With the Cairo Book Fair wrapping up this week–amidst controversy, as journalists were arrested for possessing cameras and video equipment to cover the event–one exciting launch took place with critical support from Vodafone Egypt. The first dedicated Arab ebookstore, Kotobi.com, launched from their stage at the fair, bringing several hundred Arab titles from nearly forty publishers to digital devices.

goodereader.com

Al Ahram: Publishing in hard times

Publishing Perspectives: In the Arab World Islam Sells in "P," Unorthodox Sells in "E"




Get book trade news by email

Daily book trade headlines and breaking publishing news by email - just £3 a month. Click on the Subscribe button below to sign up now

Find out more


Search the news archive:
 






More Book Trade News

Tomas Transtroemer, Swedish Poet And Nobel Winner, Dies
www.bbc.co.uk

Swedish poet Tomas Transtroemer, who was awarded the 2011 Nobel Prize for Literature, has died at the age of 83

Russell Brand Donates Revolution Book Profits To New Era Cafe
www.theguardian.com

Comedian turned activist opens social enterprise that will employ recovering drug addicts on east London housing estate that fought off evictions

2015 Times/ Chicken House Children's Fiction Competition Winner
doublecluck.com

Laurel Remington wins with The Secret Cooking Club For Girls

Survey Says Median Author Advance In UK Under £6,600
publishingperspectives.com

But larger publishers pay around £13,000

Independent Bookshop Week Book Award 2015 Shortlists Announced
independentbooksellersweek.org.uk

The shortlist of ten adult titles and twelve titles in both the children's categories will be judged by two separate judging panels comprising authors, booksellers and journalists

Diagram Prize: Strangers Have The Best Candy Wins Odd Title Award
www.bbc.co.uk

Winner from seven-strong shortlist receives a "passable bottle of claret"

Account Sign-In

Most Popular Stories

  1. Choc Lit And Whole Story Audiobooks Announce Winner Of Their Search For A Star Competition
  2. Amazon Makes Even Temporary Warehouse Workers Sign 18-month Non-Competes
  3. Godmother Of Modern Scandinavian Crime Fiction To Present Petrona Award
  4. The Orwell Prize 2015 Longlists Announced
  5. PA's New And Improved Copyright Infringement Portal Goes Live
  6. Russell Brand Donates Revolution Book Profits To New Era Cafe
  7. New Roles In Penguin Random House UK Strategy, Commercial And Consumer & Digital Teams
  8. Puffin Books Partners With RNIB To Bring The Book With No Pictures To Visually Impaired And Blind Readers
  9. Independent Bookshop Week Book Award 2015 Shortlists Announced
  10. Survey Says Median Author Advance In UK Under £6,600