Emirati authors launch new works in the Abu Dhabi Festival

Emirati author Ali Abu Alreesh. Courtesy Abu Dhabi Festival
Emirati author Ali Abu Alreesh. Courtesy Abu Dhabi Festival

A slew of books are being launched as part of this year’s Abu Dhabi Festival.

Twofour54’s The Space is hosting a special night of book signings on March 31 featuring up to five Emirati authors.

Leading the event is Ali Abu Reesh who is hitting the shelves with two new works Al Gharbia: A Bird with Eight Wings and Emirati Faces.

Dr Faleh Handal will also be on hand to sign copies of his latest work, A Glossary of the Colloquial Emirati Dialect, while Yasser Hareb will also appear with his book Take Off Your Shoes.

Aysha Sultan and Alya Ibrahim are also making an appearance to discuss their respective new novels, Cities & Traveling & Leaving and Three Women & A City.

For details go to www.abudhabifestival.ae

sasaeed@thenational.ae

Published: March 30, 2015 04:00 AM

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