book clubs

On Abridging Arabic Novels and Teaching Beyond the ‘National Security’ Paradigm

“I don’t write literature myself, so what I love about editing literature is that, in a way, I can “own” the stories. The process of rewriting allows me to savor every single sentence and word, whether I decide to keep it in the simplified version or not.”


New Arabic Book Club in Dubai

The first meeting of an all-new Dubai-based Arabic book club will be on Wednesday, Jan 12 at 8:00pm. The meeting’s set to be held at Carluccio’s Dubai Marina Mall, Promenade GF. (I hope that makes sense to those of you who know Dubai.)