New: Library of Arabic Literature Podcast Channel

Current discussions include talks with Bilal Orfali on wise fools, Maurice Pomerantz on the magic of words, and Marcel Kurpershoek on Nabati and classical poetries.

Forthcoming from the Library of Arabic Literature: A 19th-century Traveler’s Account of Sudan, A Popular Medieval Cookbook, ‘101 Nights,’ and More

While Executive Editor Shawkat Toorawa noted that the board’s expertise “by and large tends to be pre-1450,” it’s clear that the project isn’t just translating the classic classics, but also works from the sixteenth through early twentieth centuries.