Qantara Interviews Iman Humaydan Younes

Qantara has up a new interview with Lebanese author Iman Humaydan Younes. Humaydan Younes is the author of Wild Mulberries (review from Banipal; introduction from the book’s translator, Michelle Hartman)and B. as in Beirut (a more critical review from BookSlut).

Happy Police Day!

No, it’s not irony. Nor is it a straightforward celebration of “police” and “security.” Not that security is necessarily a bad thing: I do applaud the Egyptian police for doing this. The holiday’s origins are decidedly anti-colonial: My son came… Read More ›