Amazon Launches Support for Arabic Language Books on Kindle

Jun 26, 2018


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Amazon announced that Kindle customers around the globe can now enjoy reading from a growing selection of more than 12,000 Arabic language Kindle books on Kindle devices and the free Kindle app for iPhone, iPad, Android phones and tablets, and Fire Tablets. Starting now, readers will find a large digital selection of popular Arabic language titles in the Kindle Store including books from leading authors like Naguib Mahfouz, and Nizar Qabani, best-sellers like Al Aswad Yaliko Biki and Harbo Alkalbi Athania (winner of the 2018 International Prize for Arabic Fiction), classics like Ibn Khaldoun's Muqadimah, Al-Mutanabbi's anthology, and Kalila wa Dimna as well as translated English language bestsellers like How to Win Friends and Influence PeopleDiary of a Wimpy Kid, A Tale of Two Cities and Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.

Amazon has brought the same Kindle features that customers around the world expect to Arabic language reading. With the Kindle app and Kindle devices, you can sample books prior to purchase, look up words in a dictionary, personalize your reading experience by adjusting text size, margin settings, and background color, search text inside a book, and highlight your favorite book quotes.