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Hazek’s December 2014 message from prison, “A Christmas tree in my cell,” has been newly translated by his sister, Zahraa Abd Al Aziz:
Hazek, a novelist and poet, has written numerous letters from prison since being sentenced by an Alexandria court to
An ArabLit review of Najwa Barakat’s Oh, Salaam! is now up at Full Stop:
For many of us, war doesn’t affect daily life — or, at least, skimming over how the war machine shifts global dynamics, it doesn’t seem to. Even so, it makes up a large
I was excited, very excited, when I laid my hands on the book Delhi 4 Shows - Talkies of Yesteryear. After all, I was made aware of the book by a film aficionado cum journalist friend (Bobby Sing) on the social media. As a fellow Delhite, he was super charged about the possibilities that the
Fadi Zaghmout’s second novel, Paradise on Earth, takes readers eighty-odd years into the future, imagining a Jordan where we have control over the aging process:
By Jona Fras
Fadi Zaghmout’s Paradise on Earth (Janna ‘ala l-ard; Dar al-Adab, 2014) has
There are at least a half-dozen ways you could read the English version of African Titanics, depending on how — and with what — you approach it:
The short novel, written by Eritrean novelist Abu Bakr Khaal (2008), and ably translated by Charis Bredon
The Sheikh Zayed Book Award (SZBA) announced four of its 2015 winners today, including a literature award to The Madmen of Bethlehem (2013) by Palestinian writer Osama Alaysa:
Osama Alaysa. Photo from Sheikh Zayed Book Award.
The SZBA’s literature longlist was
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