Books about Dubai
Listed here are some books on Dubai that may be of particular help to visitors/tourists/newcomers to Dubai.
All things Dubai
Author: Joseph Ponnou
Speaks about Dubai, its location, and life in Dubai from all angles. The books could be just right to get an idea of how it would be to live and work in Dubai
Dubai job secrets
Discusses about job search in Dubai, and the best ways to fine one fast.
Time Out Dubai
This book could be perfect for people who do not know much about Dubai, particularly for newcomers.
Dubai Architecture & Design
Speaks about the history of architecture and design in general. It has amazing and inspiring pictures.
Dubai Red Tape
The book is meant for expatriates living and working in Dubai, and for those considering a career move to Dubai.
Dubai Explorer - The Complete Resident's Guide
The Dubai Explorer is a guide for residents with comprehensive information on Dubai, ideal for a resident, and is a good beginner’s guide to Dubai speaking about day-to-day life in Dubai.
Top 10 Dubai and Abu Dhabi
The Top 10 Dubai and Abu Dhabi is a guide to Dubai about where to go, what to do and how to do, and is ideal for people who doesn’t have much time in Dubai.
Cool Restaurants Dubai
This guide is pretty good overall, and speaks about the best restaurants in Dubai. This book is ideal for those interested in details of best restaurants in Dubai and general overview about Dubai restaurants.
Rough Guide Directions to Dubai
Author: Gavin Thomas
This is a handy guide to Dubai, discussing both old and modern attractions of Dubai. It offer details of drivable trips from Dubai to nearby emirates such as Abu Dhabi and Sharjah.
Lonely Planet Dubai Encounter
This book holds basic tourist information that you would expect from a Dubai travel guide.
Camels Love Dubai
Author: Stephen Wilkins
The book is the story of Mohan Adikaram of Sri Lanka, who loses his family in the 2004 Tsunami and moves to Dubai, goes to a University there, after being fostered by a rich Dubai resident.
Author: Robin Moore
The book could be an interesting read for those interested in knowing about life in Dubai during the 1960s and 1970s.
Author: Stephen Wilkins
The book is the story of Nick Williams from London who moves to Dubai. The book is more like a blog about moving to Dubai, and may therefore be a good one to learn about moving to Dubai for newcomers.
Layover in Dubai
Author: Dan Fesperman
A thriller based in Dubai.
Author: Ben Mezrich
The book is about an establishment of Dubai Mercantile Exchange, though not as useful as several other setting up guides for Dubai.
City of Gold
Author: Jim Krane
The book is about Dubai and Dream of Capitalism.
The Vulnerability of Success
Author: Christopher M Davidson
The book describes the core issues faced by Dubai and its rapid development.
Dubai & Co.
Author: Aamir Rehman
The book describes global strategies for doing business in the Gulf States. It discusses hospitality/tourism, energy, financial services, real estate, retail, technology and several other sectors that are booming in Dubai and rest of the Gulf.
Escape from Dubai
Author: Herve Jaubert
The book is a true story of Mr. Jaubert, a French ex-spy in Dubai.
My Vision – Challenges in the Race for Excellence
Author: Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai
Author: Peter Cooper
Making a fortune in the Middle East.
Guidebooks for Dubai
- A Hedonist's Guide to Dubai (HG2 Dubai)
- Eyewitness Travel Guide to Dubai
- Let's Go Dubai
- Lonely Planet Dubai
- LUXE Guide to Dubai
- The Rough Guide Dubai
- Wallpaper Guide to Dubai