London Book Fair, UK

London Book Fair, UK–Events/
British Council, UK

Drawing on George Stamkoski’s links in the Arabic speaking world, a report from the 2008 London Book Fair Arab Market Focus. Cherie Blair presents a publisher’s award amid established and emerging Arabic writers leading a public discourse on important cultural issues prior to the Arab Spring. This major British Council sponsored event supported the monumental efforts of Arab governments and publishers to promote literacy and translate a wider spectrum of literary works into Arabic.