September 23, 2023


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Book Fair looks beyond stereotypes of Saudi lit

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China Daily reports from the Beijing International Book Fair

Veils, robes, conservative and distant. If you still think of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia this way, it’s time to refresh the stereotype.

The kingdom, the country of honor at this year’s Beijing International Book Fair, which closed on Sunday, turns out to have much in common with China. And not just in literature.

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