Fiction, Iraq

New Iraqi Fiction: Muhammad Khudayyir’s ‘The Tunnel’

As the police closed in, the protesters began to retreat, individually and in groups.

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30 Reads: A Month of Iraqi Women Writers

Inspired by the inimitable Nadia Ghanem, who pioneered the “30 Reads” series with a list of recommended books by Algerian women writers, we have put together a look at a diverse list of 30 literary works by 30 different Iraqi women writers, in Arabic and Kurdish, and where possible in English translation.

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