‘Conceptions of Justice in the 1001 Nights’

"We do not bring medieval works to light, when we read them, we are creating them anew with every interpretation. So today, my reading is one of many."

Enass Khansa and Bilal Orfali on Editing a Series of Classical Arabic Texts for Young Readers

"Something that I was aware of growing up in Syria, but more now that I’m in Lebanon, is that classical Arabic literature is associated with many things, but it’s not associated with being a space for creative and experimental thinking. So I think the main idea for both of us with this is experimental."