The AFP article about The Memoirs of Randa the Trans has been making its way around English-speaking papers; yesterday, it was in The Independent; I believe I also saw it in Lebanon’s Daily Star. Randa’s memoirs have been covered previously (in the LA Times blog, for instance), but this isContinue Reading

I’m behind the times! The EURAMAL (European Association for Modern Arabic Literature) conference took place more than a week ago, and I have yet said absolutely nothing about it. Thanks to Paola at “Invisible Arabs” for waking me from my slumber. This go-round, the conference focused on “Desire, Pleasure andContinue Reading