In the wake of the unspecified “postponement” of the Litprom award ceremony for the German translation of Adania Shibli’s Minor Detail, and the cancellation of Shibli’s event at the Frankfurt Book […]
This story appeared in the FOOTBALL issue of ArabLit Quarterly, which you can still get in print and digital. A Tin Ball By Adania Shibli Translator anonymous The war, it seemed, was […]
JULY 26, 2023 — Palestinian author Adania Shibli has won the 2023 LiBeraturpreis for the German translation of her novel تفصيل ثانوي (Minor Detail) translated from Arabic into German as […]
In an essay that originally appeared in Turkish, novelist Süreyyya Evren explores the deaths in works by Ghassan Kanafani and Adania Shibli.
“My little watch is the first to sense the change, going into and out of Palestine.”
There are 17 titles on the 2021 longlist, selected from amongst 115 eligible entries representing 28 languages.
In this talk, Adania Shibli will be joined by Layli Long Soldier and Madeleine Thien to discuss Shibli’s haunting novel, Minor Detail.
“When Naguib Mahfouz was a boy, he tells us, two paths lay before him. There was the path of the literature he loved to read and write. He could take that path and become a distinguished author. There was also the path of the football he loved to play and the footballers he admired. He could take that, it was said, and become a member of the Egyptian Olympic football team.”
A few upcoming events, taking place online.