b2o: an online journal -- an online-only, free-to-read, peer-reviewed journal published by the boundary 2 editorial collective -- recently published a special issue, "The Maghreb After Orientalism."
As part of the book-fair coverage in Abu Dhabi, The National has interviewed Sinaan Antoon. The U.S.-based Iraqi writer discusses his next novel project (No. 2) and the West's new-found interest in Arabic literature. Antoon's seeing the light at the end of the second-novel tunnel, and: "It’s about a person who inherits from his father … Continue reading Sinaan Antoon on the West’s ‘Forensic Interest’ in Arabic Lit