Lebanese-American novelist Rabih Alameddine’s The Angel of History hasn’t yet appeared — it’s available next month — but it’s already made the 2017 longlist of the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence.
This review first appeared on BookWitty:
There is little joy or stability for the central characters in Khaled Khalifa’s No Knives in the Kitchens of This City, now translated by Leri Price and published by Hoopoe this fall:
Claims of first-ness often have an earnest, door-to-door-salesman ring to them, pressing us to see a firm break with a vision of the past, moving us into a (sometimes bizarre) vision of the future:
While living and working in Qatar back in January of 2015, Andrew Leber sat down with Kuwaiti author Saoud al-Sanousi to chat about his well-received novel Bamboo Stalk. This is the second part of a two-part interview:
By Andrew Leber
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