New Books in 2019 from Douaihy, Khalifa, Khoury

Yasmina Jraissati of the RAYA Agency -- a finalist for one of the 2019 London Book Fair awards -- announced three new and forthcoming titles by high-profile authors that she's added to her spring list.

Jabbour Douaihy’s /Rain of June/ ‘Cries out for an English Translation’

So says National writer Michael Young, who recently finished reading the book: In 2006, the Lebanese author Jabbour Douaihy published Rain of June, which was later short-listed for the [inaugural] Arabic version of the Booker Prize. The book has received recognition outside the Arab world, particularly in France and Italy, and now cries out for … Continue reading Jabbour Douaihy’s /Rain of June/ ‘Cries out for an English Translation’