" This novel was the most emotional for me to translate, as it also marked the end of a comfortable childhood for me and my siblings, and the beginning of a life in exile."
Our forty-seventh episode -- "Tight Spaces" -- talks about the ups and downs of recent online book events, as well as two novels that have recently appeared in English.
Khalifeh's classic novel is forthcoming next February 15 from Seagull Books in Sawad Hussain’s translation as "Passage to the Plaza."
"In the furnace of conflict at the heart of the 1987 Intifada, notions of freedom, love, respectability, nationhood, the rights of women and Palestinian identity...will be melted and re-forged."
This is where you'll find 1-10 (and an explanation of this project), and here's 11-20, 21-30, 31-40, 41-50, and 51-60. Please do help me out with errors and omissions. 61 Seeds of Corruption, by the Egyptian author Sabri Moussa, translated by Mona Mikhail, published by Interlink in 2002. 62 Al Saghamat, by the Egyptian author … Continue reading Best 100 Arabic Books (According to the Arab Writers Union): 61-70