Lit & Found

Lit & Found: An Excerpt from Hamdi Abu Golayyel’s ‘Men Who Swallowed the Sun’

Hamdi Abu Golayyel’s Men Who Swallowed the Sun, translated by the late Humphrey Davies, is the focus of the most recent episode of the BULAQ podcast: “Stealing, Drug-dealing, and the Epic of Egyptian Migration.”

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Bulaq 52: ‘Widows, Conmen, and Crimes’

First, we talked our way through a book that tells the stories of women who rallied to ISIS; then a novel that focuses on a Franco-Moroccan family grappling with the end of colonialism; and last, a picaresque, satirical novel from 1940s Egypt that has been recently re-discovered.

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Leap Day Bulaq: ‘Little Magazines’

In it, ArabLit’s M Lynx Qualey and her co-host Ursula Lindsey talk about the landscape and history of independent publishing in the region, our own experiences working for and launching publications, the conundrum of funding, and the magic of little magazines. 

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Bulaq and Vote

While you’re on your way to the polls — or as you wait for results, or as you assiduously ignore what’s going on in the US — catch up on any Bulaqs you might have missed.

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