Banipal Book Club will be discussing The Book Smuggler by Omaima al-Khamis, translated by Sarah Enany.
Join Banipal’s May book club to discuss Shada Mustafa’s “Things I Left Behind,” translated by Nancy Roberts.
Khaled Khalifa will deliver the 2022 Banipal Visiting Writer Fellowship annual lecture on “Writing in the Time of War.” He will be speaking about his own experience and reading from his novel Death is Hard Work.
The Banipal Book Club will be discussing Shahla Ujyali’s ‘A Bed for the King’s Daughter’, tr. Sawad Hussain, on Wednesday, February 23.
The book under discussion is Rasha Adly’s “The Girl With Braided Hair,” tr. Sarah Enany, published by Hoopoe Fiction, and the winner of the 2021 Saif Gobash Banipal Prize.
The Spring 2021 issue of Banipal, their 70th, has a special focus on Palestinian author Mahmoud Shukair.
Tomorrow at 4 p.m. BST, Banipal magazine and St. Aidan’s College will be hosting a Zoom event to celebrate five years of the Banipal visiting writer fellowship.
Salih went on to publish four novels as well as many other books, including his popular منسي إنسان نادر على طريقته (Mansi: A Rare Man in His Own Way), published in 2004, five years before the author’s death.
The £3,000 award is given annually for works “of imaginative and creative writing of literary merit and general interest.”