News from the Frontline of Literature - The Boundless Book Club

Best of the Emirates LitFest

19-05-2022 • 23 mins


For many years, people have been talking about the decline of the book, with shorter attention spans and a general thirst for instant gratification. But we have seen reading and books make a major mainstream come-back since the start of the pandemic.  So instead of interviewing an author or recommending books, today, we dive into the results of a study we have just published about trends in literature with our partners and friends from Four Communications. The Emirates Literature Foundation team are joined by Natalie Amos, Managing Director Lifestyle MENA, and dialling in from London is Truda Spruyt, Managing director Culture at Four Communications, where her clients include the International Booker Prize, and the Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction. Download the white paper: https://www.elfdubai.org/en/white-paper-read-between-the-lines (https://www.elfdubai.org/en/white-paper-read-between-the-lines ) Click here to take the test and find out what kind of reader you are!