Political situation and censorship are also to be blamed, say experts.
Traditional paper books saw a decline in sales when e-books first appeared but soon, this decline stopped and the sales started to point upwards.
At the age of 13 Shemi was left alone, without parents, and had to look after her four sisters.
An impressive line-up of writers from around the world take part in panel discussion at book fair.
Ahmed Al Maslamani said that a global economic crisis is being caused by the decline in oil prices, causing a long recession in Japan, economic slowdown in China, and an economic crisis in southern Europe.
"Our ancestors were inspired by Asian spices and techniques and created dishes that are unique to the local kitchen," said UAE's first female chef
In an evening of outstanding culture at the 34th edition of the Sharjah International Book Fair being held at the Expo Centre from November 4-14, poets, writers and literacy figures on Thursday pondered creativity and the storytelling journey before an enthralled audience.
Crazy scientists Mr Zanzu and his assistant Zekwa use Liquid Nitrogen to freeze balloons and make smoke with white ice while explaining the process in simple terms.