Books

Arab Invasion at American Publishing Event

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For the first time in its history, America’s biggest publishing event has dedicated its efforts to promoting Arab literature. Book Expo America (BEA) 2009, held this week in New York, featured more than 600 representatives from the Muslim world, and also introduced more than 300 Arab-language children’s books to the North American market.

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Revenge Ink Unleashes Debut Books

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Revolutionary publishing company, Revenge Ink has released its debut books. The Armageddon Mandala, by Gopal Mukerjee and Ugly Duckling, by Amita Mukerjee were unveiled at Imli in the heart of Soho by renowned writer and producer Farrukh Dhondy.

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Revenge Ink releases Ugly Duckling

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Ugly Duckling is the debut novel by upcoming writer, Amita Mukerjee and is published by Revenge Ink, a revolutionary, subversive publishing company that was launched to showcase cutting edge works. Ugly Duckling is semi-autobiographical and uses slightly scabrous, ironic humour to describe the life and experiences of Mia Makarand as she thrusts herself into the cutthroat world she feels forced to live in.

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Revenge Ink releases The Armageddon Mandala

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The Armageddon Mandala is the debut novel by upcoming writer, Gopal Mukerjee and is published by Revenge Ink, a revolutionary, subversive publishing company that was launched to showcase cutting edge works. Written in first person, this comedic fantasy fiction is a sinister and eccentric tale of life and death proportions told through the voice of Allen Ginsberg, a loser PI who finds himself in the middle of a planetary holocaust.

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Wingate Prize shortlist 2009

The shortlist for this year’s JQ-Wingate Literary Prize 2009 has been revealed, the winner will be announced at a ceremony on Wednesday 20th May.

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An Economic Migrant who put thousands into work in Britain returns to the UK

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During the month of October, Anthony Wade MBE, who pioneered a multi million pound black hair industry in 20th century Britain, will be promoting his autobiography - The Adventures of an Economic Migrant, an outstanding personal account of his rags-to-riches story. In addition, he will also be speaking on issues facing the black community, the need to strengthen the black business base and his concerns relating to the subject of diversity in the workplace.

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Coal, Frankincense & Myrrh – A new book about Yemen

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Coal, Frankincense & Myrrh - A new book about Yemen by photographer Tim Smith provides a fascinating insight into a Middle East country which has strong links to Britain and which maintains a traditional way of life.

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Bengali/English cookbook published to preserve traditional recipes

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Lutfun Hussain, founder of the Coriander Club, is launching a recipe book at the Spitalfields Green Fair, on September 14 2008. The Coriander Club operates from Spitalfields City Farm, Tower Hamlets, home to a large Bangladeshi community. The Coriander Club provides the opportunity for women to grow organic vegetables for their family, and also to participate in healthy cooking classes.

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