The Moroccan books cover many areas, including Moroccan history and heritage, religion, and architecture.
Rabat – A group of publishing houses are representing Morocco at the 30th Doha Book Fair, showcasing 2,000 books. The Book Fair opened its doors to books addicts and sector professionals on Thursday, January 9. The Fair will close its doors on January 18.
The 10-day-long Book Fair brings together various Moroccan books relating to history, literary creation, poetry, novels, plays, architecture, tourism, decoration, calligraphy, and educational tools for children.
The 2,000 books from Morocco’s publishing houses include academic books dealing with literary criticism, fiqh Malikite, fiction, and Moroccan heritage.
The Moroccan publishing houses taking part in the Book Fair represent several regions of the country, including Sliki Ikhwan and Fassila (Tangier), Bab Al Hikma (Tetouan), Center Njeebawaih, Katr El Nada (Casablanca), Dar Al Aman, The Cultural Center for Books, Editions Marsam, Dar Abou Ragrag (Rabat), in addition to the Dar Al Halabi and Sara houses, specializing in children’s books.
The Doha Book Fair covers an area of 29,000 square meters and includes 797 stands. Books in Arabic take up 559 of the stands, represented by 228 publishing houses. In addition, 91 stands are dedicated to foreign titles represented by 35 publishing houses, and there are 72 publishing houses specializing in children’s books present at the fair.