New in Translation, from ‘The Mystery of the Falcon’s Eye’

Ziad began to feel that there might be some truth in Sitti’s story after all. He pressed her to keep going. “And what happened next, Sitti?”

Etisalat Prize for Arabic Children’s Lit Has a New Organizer: Changes I’d Like to See

The UAE Board on Books for Young People (UAEBBY) has gotten a new assignment, the Emirates News Agency reports. It's to take over the Etisalat Prize for Arabic Children's Literature, and to dig up a 2010 winner. The prize is a big deal: it provides the winner with 1 million dirhams (about $270,000), and hopefully … Continue reading Etisalat Prize for Arabic Children’s Lit Has a New Organizer: Changes I’d Like to See