Lit & Found

Lit & Found: Hoda Barakat, Karim Kattan, and Haytham El Wardany Reflect on Films

The Berlinale Film Festival’s 2022 online catalogue includes authors’ reflections on the films, including reflections by acclaimed authors Hoda Barakat, Karim Kattan, and Haytham El Wardany. Hoda Barakat writes on […]

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Reviews

One-Minute Review: Hoda Barakat’s /Tiller of Waters/

Because I resist this idea of “summer reading,” I thought I’d choose a summer reading challenge book that is quiet, thoughtful, and cannot easily be taken to the beach (where one reads with an eye to make sure the youngest doesn’t drown) or on a plane (where one reads with an eye toward the person sneezing beside her).

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