The Fictions of Fawwaz Haddad

Vice magazine has just published an excerpt of Fawwaz Haddad’s Solo Piano Music (trans. Max Weiss), as well as Weiss’s introduction to the work: Fawwaz Haddad, as Weiss notes, was a “late bloomer.” Although Haddad told Syria Today that he began writing at the age… Read More ›

Yazbek on Syria: An Occupied Territory

Syrian novelist and journalist Samar Yazbek spoke at Harvard University as part of her recently concluded US tour. Yazbek talked about the situation in Syria and her new memoir Woman in the Crossfire: Diaries of the Syrian Revolution. Neila Columbo was there: