Baghdad Book Fair Brings Together Readers, Publishers

March 20-29, 2014 marked the Baghdad Book Fair, which brought together scores of Iraqis to enjoy titles from across the world and literary spectrum.

More than 200 Arab and foreign publishing houses from nine countries, including Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, the UAE, Britain, and Germany, among others, were in attendance; in addition to Iraqi private and government publishing houses.

For the original April 3, 2014 piece from, a service of Al-Shorfa referenced in this summary, click here.