Turki Al Zaabi

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Turki Al Zaabi is a writer and a lecturer in the field of reading. He loves reading world literature and other books in various fields from different cultures and in different languages, as he is fluent in Arabic, English, French and Italian. He has presented lectures and participated in seminars and meetings to talk about the importance of reading for the society at book fairs and festivals.

Al Zaabi has been hosting and moderating sessions at the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature since 2017. In recent years, he has moderated several conversations with major authors, including Ibrahim Nasrallah, Khaled Khalifa, Youssef Rakha, Dima Wannous, Walid Taher, Hamad Al Hammadi, Reem Al Kamali, Hussein Al Mutawa, Ali Al Shaali, Nadya Alnajjar, Ibrahim Khadim, Salha Obaid, Abdullah Aljumaa and many others. Al Zaabi reviews books and gives short readings on Instagram, Snapchat and other social media platforms. He published his historical social novel Oraim in 2021.
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My First Translation: Dr Abdul Nasser Yousif, Iman Hassan Al Hamadi & Sabah Deebi

My First Translation: Dr Abdul Nasser Yousif, Iman Hassan Al Hamadi & Sabah Deebi

Date/Time: Sunday 5 February 2023 13:00-14:00Venue: 4th Floor Conference Room 4, Mohammed Bin Rashid Library, Al Jaddaf - Dubai
Language: ArabicSession No: 270 
AED 60
How do translators make a living? What are the challenges that a first-time lite... 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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