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World’s biggest book fair kicks off in Dubai

DUBAI: A gargantuan touring book sale that touts itself as the world’s largest is making its first stop in the Middle East, filling a huge hangar in Dubai with stacks of 3 million discounted books, open round the clock. Organisers hope to attract as many as 300,000 visitors during 11 days in Dubai. Founder of the event Andrew Yap said he expects the sheer number of books will lure in punters. “In a mature market like Dubai, this will give variety to readers,” he added. The Big Bad Wolf Book Sale, launched in Kuala Lumpur…