Selected Clips

The Chicago Tribune

Review: ‘The Corpse Exhibition,’ by Hassan Blasim

M Lynx Qualey discusses the Palestine Festival of Literature

A Syrian witness

In Jurji Zayden’s ‘Tree of Pearls,’ the power of self-interest has repercussions

Foreign Policy

Eyes on the Prize

The Guardian

Lyrics Alley by Leila Aboulela – review

‘Arabic Booker’ can’t escape controversy

Naguib Mahfouz archive sale rouses anger

The Minneapolis Star Tribune

FICTION: “As Though She Were Sleeping,” by Elias Khoury

Africa is a Country

Whose New African Writing?

American Book Review

Review: Diana Abu-Jaber’s Birds of Paradise

Review: Nathalie Handal’s Poet in Andalucía

The Believer

Egyptian Protest Slogans

Review of Leïla Marouane’s The Sexual Life of an Islamist in Paris

Review of Sonallah Ibrahim’s Stealth


Beer in the Snooker Club: Egypt Then and Now

The Kenyon Review

A Review of Adonis: Selected Poems

Al Masry Al Youm

In other words: The things a word carries

‘A Tunisian Tale’: A grim delight

Soueif’s ‘Cairo: My City’ spins stories within stories to keep a revolution alive

A beautiful failure

In other words: Trust your translator?

‘Bye Bye Babylon': War through the eyes of a child

Many more 

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