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About us

Rimal Books منشورات الرمال

Our philosophy at Rimal is to continue to make our mark through books that are
inspired by individuality and fueled by the need to build bridges between cultures.



Rimal Books is an independent publishing house, established in 1993 in Cyprus by Nora Shawwa. Specializing in art, culture, history, travel, educational and children books, Rimal has come to be recognized for publishing in both the English and Arabic languages that introduce readers to the unique cultural richness of the Middle East and the countries of the Eastern Mediterranean.

You can find our books worldwide at hand selected book shops, concept stores, museum shops and our online store.

Partners & Associates

Through our select partnerships, Rimal Books reaches a worldwide audience through focused distribution, special events and launches, direct online marketing campaigns, as well as books sold through traditional means including bookstores and major online outlets. Learn more about our Partners and Associates

Member of The Independent Publishers Guild - London, UK
Member of The Cyprus Publishers Association - Nicosia, Cyprus