‘Conceptions of Justice in the 1001 Nights’

"We do not bring medieval works to light, when we read them, we are creating them anew with every interpretation. So today, my reading is one of many."

Hanan al-Shaykh’s Novel-in-progress Based in the South of France

In an interview that ran in yesterday's Daily Star, Hanan al-Shaykh said, "I am working on short stories and a novel. All I can say now is that [the novel] is based in the south of France." The acclaimed Lebanese author, one of the Arabic-writing world's most gifted living novelists, has lately been working on … Continue reading Hanan al-Shaykh’s Novel-in-progress Based in the South of France