The most recent meeting of the regular fiction Book Club Sparks literary hosted by the Emirates Literature Foundation took place in Magrudy’s Mall in Jumeirah to talk about ‘The Book of Everlasting Things’ written by Aanchal Malhotra. Guests ranged from budding authors to people looking to take a break from their smartphone usage in order to participate in the meeting, which drew an interesting crowd.
Book Club Sparks literary conversations in Jumeirah
During the open conversation that was facilitated by Yasameen Firas, guests were encouraged to share their own memories related to the book while offering both positive and critical criticism.
The story, which takes place against the context of the 1947 split of the Indian subcontinent, generated culturally relevant talks between citizens hailing from a variety of experiences, representing the heterogeneous fabric of Dubai.
Other clubs that are provided by the Emirates Reading Foundation appeal to non-fiction readers, children, young adults, and those interested in sustainable and climate change-related reading.
The Foundation Book Club is merely one of several alternatives provided by the Emirates Literature Foundation, appealing to aficionados of fiction.
The interesting debates and remarkable book choices made by the book club have made it well-known in the community.