The October issue of Words Without Borders is dedicated to humor in Arabic:

FICTION

Run, George! by Najwa Bin Shatwan, translated from Arabic by Sawad Hussain

Blood in Flames, by Muhammed Mustajab, translated from Arabic by Robin Moger

Vienna, by Sahar Mandour and translated from Arabic by Nicole Fares and by Sara Ramey

POETRY

Important Announcement, by Ahmed Fouad Negm and translated from Arabic by Elliott Colla

CLASSIC

The Book of Stupid People, by Ibn al-Jawzī translated from Arabic by Emily Jane Selove

THEATRE

The Colonel’s Wedding, by Wajdi Muhammad Abduh al-Ahdal, translated from Arabic by Katherine Hennessey

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