Forgetting and Remembering the Fearless Zaynab Fawwaz

"I was also drawn to Fawwaz years ago because of her incredible work on historical biography – and I now have no hesitation in calling her massive biographical dictionary of women (published 1893-6) a work of feminist history."

British Khoury Fans Will See /As Though She Were Sleeping/ Sooner than Americans

And again, the dueling translations. Just as when Elias Khoury's terrifying, wonderful, critically acclaimed Yalo came out in English (with Peter Theroux doing the Archipelago translation and Humphrey Davies the Quercus translation), his As Though She Were Sleeping will have different translators on different sides of the Atlantic. Quercus is again using Humphrey Davies (who … Continue reading British Khoury Fans Will See /As Though She Were Sleeping/ Sooner than Americans