Algeria

Best-selling Algerian Author, Ahlam Mosteghanemi, Dispenses Husband-selection Advice on Facebook

Al Arabiya reports that—since the start of Ramadan—top-selling Algerian novelist Ahlam Mosteghanemi has been posting advice to women about how to choose a husband.

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Nomadics Translates Dib

Nomadics has translated three poems by Mohammed Dib: “Guardian Shadow” 1, 2, and 3. Dib is an Algerian writer much-lauded in France but little translated into English. Was an Algerian writer. He died in 2003. Is. Was. Remains. I remember… Read More ›

Algerian Flash Fiction

“The Long Road of H.H.,” by Chawki Amari, recently appeared in Algeria’s Al Watan, according to the blog Algerian Review. The translation to English is a little harum-scarum—so it’s difficult to tell what the language would feel like (perhaps choppy?… Read More ›