[LINK] OT: Cairo Book Fair abandoned

Jan Whitaker jwhit at janwhitaker.com
Wed Feb 2 17:32:09 AEDT 2011

Fwd: Publishers Lunch
>The Cairo Book Fair, set to have opened last Saturday, was not 
>officially cancelled but as you would expect, the event "has been 
>abandoned, with many foreign exhibitors left stranded after failing 
>to secure flights to take them out of the country," the Guardian 
>writes. China was supposed to be the guest of honor, but withdrew 
>their delegation last week. The International Publishers Association 
>had planned a board meeting in Cairo, which is being rescheduled to 
>convene in Paris.

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