Reviews

‘Une Révolte Tunisienne’: New Graphic Novel from Lab619 Co-founders Released in Arabic and French

Une révolte Tunisienne is set in between history and fiction, with the main story taking place in the days of the Tunisian “bread riots.” 

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Post-Liberation Kuwait: Finding the Sun in the Summer of 1991

“Eman Assad successfully captures the complexities of this struggle between Kuwaitis and Palestinians, and the lives of the “halfsies”; those who fall in between, not knowing exactly where to land, as they’re being constantly pushed by one group toward the other. Eman doesn’t leave Ghassan in Kuwait’s glowing and beaming September sun; instead, she hints at a return.”

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On the Redemptive Power of Madness

History of the Gods of Egypt is a metaficitional narrative that not only addresses the transgenerational political and social trauma in an unsettling near-future Egypt but also ponders the nature of madness as a powerful creative force and as a tool of resistance against the inescapability of guilt.

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