The Lulu International Group and Indian publisher DC Books have partnered to take forward the UAE vision of creating a generation by declaring 2016 as the Year of Reading.
DC Books, one of the largest publishers and a top retail chain in India, with operations in UAE, has planned a multi prong strategy to enthuse readers with a variety of events.
From making available a vast variety of books in multiple languages; organising book fairs in major Lulu outlets to author interaction and book launches, book signing sessions; and other events related to books and culture, bibliophiles can expect a plethora of events this month.
To that end, the Lulu Hypermarket in Al Ghusais will host a book fair from May 18 to 22.
At another event on May 12, Bollywood star Shilpa Shetty will launch her new book during a reading festival to be held at Lulu Al Barsha.
Earlier, well-known author Dr.Shashi Tharoor inaugurated the first book fair at the Lulu Mall in Abu Dhabi from April 5 to 16 that was a huge success.
Another book fair was inaugurated on May 5 at Lulu Al Barsha, Dubai which will run till May 14.