Bulaq 58, ‘The Pillar of Salt,’ & Book-club Poll

Bulaq Episode 58 centers on Albert Memmi’s The Pillar of Salt.

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Tunisian Novelist and Essayist Albert Memmi Dies at 99

“Many will paint Memmi as a Tunisian author to lend credibility to an imagined version of early 20th c. Tunisia: cosmopolitan, multi-confessional. In my opinion this is not only inaccurate, it runs against Memmi’s thought on the nuances of belonging and the workings of colonialism.”

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