Adult event
Walaa Kamal: Who Are the True Heroes of the Novel?

Walaa Kamal: Who Are the True Heroes of the Novel?

Date/Time: Wednesday 1 February 2023 11:30-12:15Venue: MBRL Theatre, Mohammed Bin Rashid Library, Al Jaddaf - Dubai
Language: ArabicSession No: 126 
AED 60 - AED 75
What makes this today’s youth unique is our courageous striving to break barrier... Read More
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Workshops Adult
How to Write Your First Book: Workshop with Haji Jabir
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How to Write Your First Book: Workshop with Haji Jabir

Date/Time: Thursday 2 February 2023 17:00-18:30Venue: 4th Floor Conference Room 9, Mohammed Bin Rashid Library, Al Jaddaf - Dubai
Language: ArabicSession No: 129 
AED 200
Have you started work on your debut novel? Do you have a golden idea that you wa... Read More
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Noha Daoud: Welcome to the Crime Scene – Your Complete Guide to Crime Fiction

Noha Daoud: Welcome to the Crime Scene – Your Complete Guide to Crime Fiction

Date/Time: Thursday 2 February 2023 18:30-19:30Venue: Al Amwaj II, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: ArabicSession No: 132 
AED 60
There is a trinity of crime – motive, scene, and weapon. And let’s not forget th... Read More
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Plan to Win a Literary Prize: Maria Dadouch, Mohsine Loukili & Najwa Bin Shatwan

Plan to Win a Literary Prize: Maria Dadouch, Mohsine Loukili & Najwa Bin Shatwan

Date/Time: Thursday 2 February 2023 18:30-19:30Venue: Al Amwaj I, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: ArabicSession No: 261 
AED 60
How many novels have you read only after the author won an award? Does success ... Read More
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Utopia vs Dystopia - Between Two Cities: Khalid AlNasrallah & Shahad Al Rawi

Utopia vs Dystopia - Between Two Cities: Khalid AlNasrallah & Shahad Al Rawi

Date/Time: Thursday 2 February 2023 19:30-20:30Venue: Al Baraha I, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: ArabicSession No: 206 
AED 60
Somewhere between utopia and corruption, we look for a city to call home. Khali... Read More
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Education
Ben Miller: The World of Stories

Ben Miller: The World of Stories

Date/Time: Friday 3 February 2023 09:00-10:00Venue: MBRL Theatre, Mohammed Bin Rashid Library, Al Jaddaf - Dubai
Language: English
Age: 8+Session No: 732 
AED 25
How much do you immerse yourself in stories? Master storyteller Ben Miller has c... Read More
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Stories of Generations in a Digital World: Abdullah Abdulrahman & Sheikha Al Jabari

Stories of Generations in a Digital World: Abdullah Abdulrahman & Sheikha Al Jabari

Date/Time: Friday 3 February 2023 17:00-18:00Venue: 4th Floor Conference Room 9, Mohammed Bin Rashid Library, Al Jaddaf - Dubai
Language: ArabicSession No: 210 
AED 60
Over generations, along with their vibrant cultures, beliefs, legends, and ident... Read More
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Mohsin Hamid: The Last White Man

Mohsin Hamid: The Last White Man

Date/Time: Friday 3 February 2023 18:30-19:30Venue: Al Riwaq II, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: EnglishSession No: 72 
AED 60 - AED 75
One morning Anders wakes up experiencing a body dystopia of sorts when he to fin... Read More
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Film Screenings
Kit De Waal: My Name is Leon Film Screening

Kit De Waal: My Name is Leon Film Screening

Date/Time: Friday 3 February 2023 19:00-21:00Venue: MBRL Theatre, Mohammed Bin Rashid Library, Al Jaddaf - Dubai
Language: EnglishSession No: 117 
AED 25 - AED 45
We are delighted to screen the acclaimed film adaptation of Kit de Waal’s My Nam... Read More
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Women Against the World: Bonnie Garmus, Geetanjali Shree & Reem Al Kamali

Women Against the World: Bonnie Garmus, Geetanjali Shree & Reem Al Kamali

Date/Time: Friday 3 February 2023 19:00-20:00Venue: Al Baraha II, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: Multilanguage
Simultaneous Translation: English to Arabic, Arabic to EnglishSession No: 147 
AED 60
We live in a world where women must rise to endless challenges in order to maint... Read More
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Adult event
A Single Crime isn’t Enough – The Detective Game: Ibrahim Al Marzooqi & Noha Daoud

A Single Crime isn’t Enough – The Detective Game: Ibrahim Al Marzooqi & Noha Daoud

Date/Time: Friday 3 February 2023 19:30-20:30Venue: Al Amwaj I, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: ArabicSession No: 144 
AED 60
How will we find out ‘whodunnit ’? Don’t worry! With the help of crime fiction ... Read More
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Children's event
Karen McManus: Nothing More to Tell

Karen McManus: Nothing More to Tell

Date/Time: Friday 3 February 2023 19:30-20:30Venue: Al Baraha I, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: EnglishSession No: 236 
AED 40
True crime can leave a false trail… The bestselling author behind the Netflix S... Read More
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Adult event
Writing Through the Lens: Noura Al Noman, Nujoom Al Ghanem & Sara Galadari

Writing Through the Lens: Noura Al Noman, Nujoom Al Ghanem & Sara Galadari

Date/Time: Friday 3 February 2023 20:00-21:00Venue: MBRL Amphitheatre, Mohammed Bin Rashid Library, Al Jaddaf - Dubai
Language: ArabicSession No: 75 
AED 60
If you enjoy science fiction in books, TV and film, join Noura Al Noman, author... Read More
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Free Event
LitFest Launchpad: Amandeep Ahuja, Carla Barbara Coppi, Darrel Perkins, Mansi Choksi & Mariana Missakian

LitFest Launchpad: Amandeep Ahuja, Carla Barbara Coppi, Darrel Perkins, Mansi Choksi & Mariana Missakian

Date/Time: Friday 3 February 2023 21:00-22:00Venue: Al Riwaq I, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: EnglishSession No: 204 
Free Entry
The LitFest Launchpad provides UAE-based authors a chance to introduce their lat... Read More
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Children's event
Katie & Kevin Tsang: Space Blasters!

Katie & Kevin Tsang: Space Blasters!

Date/Time: Saturday 4 February 2023 09:30-10:30Venue: Al Baraha I, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: English
Age: 6 +Session No: 248 
AED 40
Join Kevin and Katie Tsang and discover how you could help to save the universe ... Read More
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Adult event
Alexander McCall Smith: Serial Storyteller

Alexander McCall Smith: Serial Storyteller

Date/Time: Saturday 4 February 2023 10:00-11:00Venue: Al Riwaq II, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: EnglishSession No: 19 
AED 60 - AED 75
Join master storyteller and prolific writer Alexander McCall Smith as he delves ... Read More
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Workshops Adult
Writing Dazzling Dialogue: Masterclass with Greg & Kate Mosse
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Writing Dazzling Dialogue: Masterclass with Greg & Kate Mosse

Date/Time: Saturday 4 February 2023 10:00-11:00Venue: 4th Floor Conference Room 9, Mohammed Bin Rashid Library, Al Jaddaf - Dubai
Language: EnglishSession No: 219 
AED 150
You’ve got a dynamite plot and unforgettable characters – but how do you get you... Read More
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Children's event
Christopher Edge: Escape Room

Christopher Edge: Escape Room

Date/Time: Saturday 4 February 2023 11:30-12:30Venue: Al Baraha II, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: English
Age: 9+Session No: 54 
AED 40
Have you ever been in an escape room? Christopher Edge has woven a story around ... Read More
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Adult event
Michael Lynes: Isaac Alvarez Mysteries

Michael Lynes: Isaac Alvarez Mysteries

Date/Time: Saturday 4 February 2023 11:30-12:30Venue: 4th Floor Conference Room 3, Mohammed Bin Rashid Library, Al Jaddaf - Dubai
Language: EnglishSession No: 245 
AED 60
In 15th century Seville, the Spanish Inquisition’s grip on Andalucia tightens, a... Read More
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Workshops Adult
How to Haunt the Text & Hone the Horror - The Art of Writing Terrifying Fiction: Masterclass with Catriona Ward
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How to Haunt the Text & Hone the Horror - The Art of Writing Terrifying Fiction: Masterclass with Catriona Ward

Date/Time: Saturday 4 February 2023 13:30-14:30Venue: 4th Floor Conference Room 9, Mohammed Bin Rashid Library, Al Jaddaf - Dubai
Language: EnglishSession No: 153 
AED 150
Learn how to feed the fear, maximise the menace and get under the skin of your m... Read More
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