Online Arabic Bookseller Jamalon Raises $10M+

Jamalon plans to use the newly raised funds to increase the reach of Arabic books worldwide and to scale up its print-on-demand service.

Published Without Permission: Anthology of Arab Women Writers Pulled

"In the past, these women could cry out in their kitchen…or in the field, heard only by god maybe? Now somebody is taking these cries, translates them and voices [sic] them here in Israel… It’s important to us that the voices of these women are heard…We take it as their salvation."

Two Jabbour Douaihy Novels Signed by Interlink, Other Recent Deals

Lebanon's Raya Agency, run by Yasmina Jraissati, has had a good number of new rights sales in the recent months. Several are worth noting: There have been multiple sales for works by Syrian writers Dima Wannous and Khaled Khalifa, Lebanese novelist Jabbour Douaihy, and Iraqi novelist and poet Sinan Antoon. As with Khalifa's two previous novels, … Continue reading Two Jabbour Douaihy Novels Signed by Interlink, Other Recent Deals