Lebanese

Kareem James Abu-Zeid’s Translation of Jaber’s ‘Confessions’ Makes 2017 PEN Shortlist

The book, which deserves much more attention than it’s gotten thus far, is up against stiff competition.

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‘Limbo Beirut’: A Don’t-miss Illustrated Novel of Contemporary Limbos, Beiruts

“Limbo Beirut″ is a demand that the reader ″balance in the uneasy space between being a voyeur and a participant, gratifying our desire to get inside the head of that stranger we meet on the street…but on the other hand surprising us with the fact that you can never just be a witness, that you′re always going to somehow become involved in the other′s life, whether you mean to or not.″