‘Oh Salaam!’: Is Change Possible in Post-war Beirut?

"...it’s a fast-paced, novella-length work, reminiscent of Muriel Spark’s 'Driver’s Seat', both for its black humor and for the way its characters slide precipitously into danger."

‘The Mehlis Report’: A Genre-bending Historico-fantastical Murder-mystery

From a review in Full Stop Magazine: Rabee Jaber’s The Mehlis Report, translated by Kareem James Abu-Zeid, is a genre-bending historico-fantastical murder-mystery that moves the borders between life and death. The novel centers on Lebanon’s highest-profile murder — that of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri.  Although the narrative goes so far as to visit with Hariri’s ghost, … Continue reading ‘The Mehlis Report’: A Genre-bending Historico-fantastical Murder-mystery