A Kingdom Unseen: Q&A with Photojournalist Alex Schlacher
Interest in and demand for Photojournalism has risen dramatically in the past year. Medina speaks to acclaimed Photojournalist Alex Schlacher on her latest book, A Kingdom Unseen.
Q&A with Huda Al-Ghoson, Author of Unbounded
As university students across the world embark on new paths this Autumn, Medina asked Huda Al-Ghoson, author of Unbounded, more on her memoir and wider perspectives.
Dubai’s Windtowers: A Solution to Climate Change? Q&A with Peter Jackson and Anne Coles
With the threat of global warming more prevalent than ever before, Medina spoke to Dr. Peter Jackson and Anne Coles about the timeliness of the new edition of Windtower.
Where It All Began: Our Books on the Isle of Wight Festivals
Two cataclysmic music festivals in the 60s and 70s would place the Isle of Wight at the centre of the live music scene. Find out more about our titles on these two unique moments in history.
Five Books Exploring Arabia
Whilst visitors learn more about the explorations of British soldier Captain Shakespear at the Royal Geographic Society, we want to share our top titles on the Arabian Peninsula.
Before T.E Lawrence, There Was Captain Shakespear
A new free exhibition at the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) of photographs, maps and other ephemera showcases the adventures and explorations of Captain Shakespear in Arabia.
Dubai One TV Interview with Julia Johnson
Watch award winning children's author Julia Johnson chat about her latest title 'Where is Everyone?' on Dubai One TV Julia appears at 27 mins. Watch here. Buy 'Where is Everyone?' here. Download the free 'Where is Everyone' pack for parents and teachers, created...
Hygiene giant Dettol supports new children’s book. Bye-Bye Germs: Be a Handwashing Superhero!
One of the world’s best-known cleaning brands is helping children in the United Arab Emirates learn the importance of hand hygiene, by supporting an educational book created by De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) researchers. Multinational health and hygiene firm...
Julia Johnson launches new children’s book inspired by the Covid-19 pandemic
Time Out Dubai chats with Julia Johnson about her latest book Where is Everyone? - a heart-warming story looking at the global pandemic from a very different viewpoint. Read more...
Francesca Affleck meets His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan
Author and Education Consultant Francesca Affleck was honoured to meet His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan at the Emirates Natural History Group Inter-Emirates Weekend Abu Dhabi 23-24 February 2018. Her new book, Discovering the United Arab...
Kitty Carruthers receives Vikelas Plaque for her work as an Olympic Historian
Founder and Editorial Director Kitty Carruthers has been awarded the Vikelas Plaque by the International Society of Olympic Historians in recognition of her work for the society over the last 10 years. An enthusiastic sportswoman, she tried her hand at many...
‘Catastrophes, Crashes and Crimes’ sheds light on extraordinary happenings in the UAE
by Lisa Kaaki, Arab News The title of this book, which is due to be released next month, left me perplexed and curious. Why write about catastrophes, crashes and crimes in the United Arab Emirates? The answer can be found in the introduction written by author Athol...