Today is publication day for the first-ever ArabLit Quarterly.
The Saudi Gazette reported this week that sales of nonfiction (or "works of an intellectual bent") beat out fiction at this year's Riyadh book fair, which ran March 1-11.
Now I've got 1-10 (and an explanation of this project), 11-20, 21-30, 31-40, 41-50, 51-60, 61-70, 71-80, 81-90, 91-100...and so ends this crazy list. The final five: 100 A Man from Bashmour, by the Egyptian author Salwa Bakr. This book has been translated by Nancy Roberts and published by AUC Press. The press has also … Continue reading Best 100 Arabic Books (According to the Arab Writers Union): 101-105