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The Emirates Literature Festival, Dubai, Arabic literature

United Nations of Bookworms

Text by Aparna Pednekar

In sync with the flamboyance that characterises Dubai, the Emirates Literature Festival is a marathon of books, master classes and poetry sessions in the desert. Snatching prize moments from 200 events with 170 authors from 35 countries, Verve samples contemporary Arabic literature on a global tasting platter
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